george farquhar

Farquhar

[fahr-kwer, -kwahr, -ker]
noun
George, 1678–1707, English playwright, born in Ireland.
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Farquhar (ˈfɑːkwə, -kə)
 
n
George. 1678--1707, Irish-born dramatist; author of comedies such as The Recruiting Officer (1706) and The Beaux' Stratagem (1707)

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Farquhar
surname attested from 1178, from Gael. fearchar "very dear one."
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