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 Faroese (3 syl.).Farringdon Ward (London). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Farra’go.
 
A farrago of nonsense. A confused heap of nonsense. Farrago is properly a mixture of far (meal) with other ingredients for the use of cattle.   1
        “Anquetil was derided … for having suffered a farrago of nonsense to be palmed off upon him by his Parsi teachers as the works of the sage Zoroaster.”—Whitney: Oriental Studies (Avesta). chap. vi. p. 184.
 


 Faroese (3 syl.).Farringdon Ward (London). 

 
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