[fahr-kwer, -kwahr, -ker]
- George,1678–1707, English playwright, born in Ireland.
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The rope breaks and Farquhar swims downriver and into a forest, and from there he begins a journey back to his wife and his home.Carsten Stroud’s Book Bag: My Top Five Horror Classics
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Farquhar, 28 a singer, who performed at the ceremony, briefly dated Wills after he finished school in 2000.Sex Lives of the New Royals
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"We need look no further, Mrs. Campbell," said Mr. Farquhar.The Settlers in Canada
Bleyer answered the appeal in Lady Farquhar's eyes by rising.
Farquhar diverted him from his regrets by asking him how they had made the capture.
"He's the coolest hand I ever heard," Farquhar said to the party on the porch.
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- 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
surname attested from late 12c., from Gaelic fearchar "very dear one."
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper