firk

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.
Webster's Revised

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.

Firk

Firk\, n. A freak; trick; quirk. [Obs.] --Ford.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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