- a litter of pigs.
- (of swine) to bring forth (young).
- to produce a litter of pigs.
Origin of farrow1
- (of a cow) not pregnant.
Origin of farrow2
Examples from the Web for farrow
“She also has amazing hair,” Farrow said of Ukrainian opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko.
Farrow was showered with congratulations by guest upon guest, so much so that they got in the way of winding the segments up.
Sadly for gossip-hounds, there was no way Farrow was airing any family scandal on-screen, in this first show at least.
Farrow smiles and butterflies flutter and stars shoot across the night sky.
We know Farrow is smart and funny: he brilliantly tweeted about doubts over his own paternity.
Catherine came in shortly and saw what Nurse Farrow was doing.
"It always does," smiled Farrow as cheerfully as if I hadn't ruined their possessions.
Farrow turned her car into the main highway and we went along it.
"It did, Steve," said Farrow, who had been following my mental ramblings.
On the other hand, the damage to Farrow's body was really minor.
- a litter of piglets
- (of a sow) to give birth to (a litter)
- (of a cow) not calving in a given year
Word Origin and History for farrow
Old English fearh "young pig," from Proto-Germanic *farkhaz "young pig" (cf. Middle Low German ferken, Dutch varken, both diminutives, Old High German farh, German Ferkel), from PIE *porkos- (see pork (n.)). Sense of "a litter of pigs" first recorded 1570s. As a verb, early 13c.