I humbly thank him, and shall sleep the lighter for the fardel's loss.
He threw down his burden in triumph at the hearth-side, shouting merrily, Ass and fardel!
Then, seizing the good subprior in his teeth, he rushed round the field, swinging him as though he were a fardel of old clothes.
Who can endure to leave the Future all unguessed, and sit tamely down to groan under the fardel of the Present?
Cattle are most commonly attacked by fardel in summer and autumn, when they are able to get at tough, strong, and hard grass.
What though the world once went hard with me, when I was fain to carry my fardel a foot-back?
The maiden's future is a fardel upon my shoulders now, and they are not over strong. '
I trembled for fear in his virtuous scorn he should take his fardel away again.
"bundle, burden," c.1300, from Old French fardel (13c., Modern French fardeau) "parcel, package, small pack," diminutive of farde, perhaps from Arabic fardah "package."
fardel far·del (fär-děl')
A measurement used in genetic counseling to determine the penalty incurred as a result of the occurrence of a genetic disease in an individual.