[fahr-kwer, -kwahr, -ker] /ˈfɑr kwər, -kwɑr, -kər/
George, 1678–1707, English playwright, born in Ireland.
George. 1678–1707, Irish-born dramatist; author of comedies such as The Recruiting Officer (1706) and The Beaux’ Stratagem (1707)
surname attested from late 12c., from Gaelic fearchar “very dear one.”
- Farquhar islands
/ˈfɑːkwə; -kə/ plural noun 1. an island group in the Indian Ocean: administratively part of the Seychelles
[fuh-raj-uh-nuh s] /fəˈrædʒ ə nəs/ adjective 1. heterogeneous; mixed: a farraginous collection of random ideas.
[fuh-rah-goh, -rey-] /fəˈrɑ goʊ, -ˈreɪ-/ noun, plural farragoes. 1. a confused mixture; hodgepodge; medley: a farrago of doubts, fears, hopes, and wishes. /fəˈrɑːɡəʊ/ noun (pl) -gos, -goes 1. a hotchpotch n. 1630s, from Latin farrago “medley, mix of grains for animal feed,” from far “grain” (see barley).
[far-uh-guh t] /ˈfær ə gət/ noun 1. David Glasgow, 1801–70, U.S. admiral: won the battles of New Orleans and Mobile Bay for the Union in the U.S. Civil War.