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firk


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Firk  \Firk\,  v.  t.  [Cf.  OE  ferken  to  proceed,  hasten,  AS 
  fercian  to  bring  assist;  perh.  akin  to  faran  to  go  E. 
  fare.] 
  To  beat  to  strike;  to  chastise.  [Obs.] 
 
  I'll  fer  him  and  firk  him  and  ferret  him  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Firk  \Firk\,  v.  i. 
  To  fly  out  to  turn  out  to  go  off  [Obs.] 
 
  A  wench  is  a  rare  bait,  with  which  a  man 
 
  No  sooner's  taken  but  he  straight  firks  mad.B.Jonson. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Firk  \Firk\,  n. 
  A  freak;  trick;  quirk.  [Obs.]  --Ford.