Origin of faro
Definition for faro (2 of 3)
Definition for faro (3 of 3)
or Far·oe Is·lands
Examples from the Web for faro
In 1991, Muehl was convicted of having sex with minors, served seven years, then moved with a core of followers to Faro, Portugal.The Life and Art of Radical Provocateur—and Commune Leader—Otto Muehl|Anthony Haden-Guest|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One poem narrates the circumstances of an English incursion in 1596, during which the town of Faro was stormed and sacked.Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ|Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.
Within another were all the appliances for three-card Monte or Faro.Buckskin Mose|Buckskin Mose
A green cloth was spread over the table, and one of the officers began a faro bank.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete|Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
British Dictionary definitions for faro (1 of 2)
Word Origin for faro
British Dictionary definitions for faro (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for faro
1735, gambling game with cards, apparently altered from pharaoh; perhaps his image was on one of the cards.