Farquhar

[ fahr-kwer, -kwahr, -ker ]
/ ˈfɑr kwər, -kwɑr, -kər /
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noun

George,1678–1707, English playwright, born in Ireland.
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Farquhar

/ (ˈfɑːkwə, -kə) /

noun

George. 1678–1707, Irish-born dramatist; author of comedies such as The Recruiting Officer (1706) and The Beaux' Stratagem (1707)
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Word Origin and History for farquhar

Farquhar


surname attested from late 12c., from Gaelic fearchar "very dear one."

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