Dye-stuff for white, turning to red colour, made up in fardels of fifty gautins malios, worth five to eight.
He also bade them leave their fardels behind, as, if they tarried at York House, these could be easily sent after them.
Seven years before 1592 this company performed mostly in the provinces, carrying their "fardels on their backs."
Then he made up his mind that the fardels must still be borne, and again went home to his lodgings.
There were also holders of fardels or quarter-virgates, and half-fardels, or one-eighth-virgates, and other small cottier tenants.
It makes me shudder to think of Lamb's Essays being carted about as if they were fardels.
Sir Thomas, as he sat there listening and thinking, unable not to think and not to listen, found that the fardels were very heavy.
"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.