- a form of glanders chiefly affecting the skin and superficial lymphatic vessels of horses and mules.
Origin of farcy
Examples from the Web for farcy
Historical Examples of farcy
Schoelcher and Commander Farcy, who gave his name to his gunboat, dined with me.The Memoirs of Victor Hugo
Farcy, a disease to which horses are subject, still sometimes miscalled Fashions by country farriers.
Or a nostrum that shall be sure work on a horse with a farcy?Rob of the Bowl, Vol. I (of 2)
John P. Kennedy
By an order in Council animals affected with farcy must be destroyed.The New Gresham Encyclopedia
Gives a long and designedly loathsome account of glanders and farcy.The Works of Rudyard Kipling: One Volume Edition
- vet science a form of glanders in which lymph vessels near the skin become thickened, with skin lesions and abscess-forming nodules, caused by a bacterium, Burkholderia mallei