Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Firk sighting: Free online Dictionary

Firk according to the Free Online Dictionary

v. t.1.
To beat; to strike; to chastise.
I'll fer him, and firk him, and ferret him.
- Shak.

v. i.1.
To fly out; to turn out; to go off.
A wench is a rare bait, with which a man
No sooner's taken but he straight firks mad.B.Jonson.

A freak; trick; quirk.

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by C. & G. Merriam Co.


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