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farl

[fahrl] /fɑrl/
noun, Scot.
1.
a thin, circular cake of flour or oatmeal.
Also, farle.
Origin
1715-1725
1715-25; contraction of fardel a three-cornered cake, orig., the 4th part of a round cake (Middle English ferdell, representing Old English fēortha dǣl fourth part)
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British Dictionary definitions for farl

farl

/fɑːl/
noun
1.
a thin cake of oatmeal, often triangular in shape
Word Origin
C18: from earlier fardel fourth part, from Old English fēortha fourth + Middle English del part
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