Also found in: Acronyms, Idioms, Wikipedia.
a. & adv.1.Far.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
It's quite providential, first an' last, fer all concerned.
They sewed him up in a bed-bag, his head an' feet appearin', fer the rest o' the trip, an' now he's to home in Essex playin' with little rag dolls."
Harvey choked with rage, but Troop went on consolingly: "We're sorry fer you.
Allowin' we could do it, which we can't, you ain't in no fit state to go back to your home, an' we've jest come on to the Banks, workin' fer our bread.
Ten an' a ha'af fer second boy on the schooner - an' all f'und - fer to teach you an' fer the sake o' your health.
He ain't responsible fer the names he's give me, nor fer his other statements nor fer jumpin' overboard, which I'm abaout ha'af convinced he did.
"I met one of th' 148th Maine boys an' he ses his brigade fit th' hull rebel army fer four hours over on th' turnpike road an' killed about five thousand of 'em.
"Gawd," he said, "I wonner if I've been played fer a duffer."
I was seldom whipped by my old master, and suf- fered little from any thing else than hunger and cold.
Le fer a extraire, ont precise les experts miniers, est de qualite superieure, propre a 80% et ne necessite pas le nettoyage avant d'etre embarque.
Fer, 29, was all set to join on loan from Swansea City before the deal fell through and Dean Smith signed the Dutchman's team-mate Tom Carroll instead.
Fer is almost certainly looking for an improvement on his current wage package, but there are other factors at play, with the player also set to consider the overall direction of the club.