Definition of Farsing
1. farse [v] - See also: farse
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Literary usage of Farsing
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Some Principles of Liturgical Reform: A Contribution Towards the Revision of by Walter Howard Frere (1911)
"Thus, a regular habit has grown up of farsing the English rite with the Latin ; and by contrast with our liturgy, the Roman liturgy, which is in fact the ..."
2. Manuscripts Relating to the County of Nottingham in the Possession of Mr by John Thomas Godfrey, James Ward (1900)
"The farsing of the Kyrie, however, also found in this [the East Drayton] book, seems to have held its ground down to the Reformation. ..."
3. Hakluytus Posthumus, Or, Purchas His Pilgrimes: Contayning a History of the by Samuel Purchas (1905)
"Heere we stayed two dayes for certaine Armenians, with whom we went, leaving our former company. The ninth, one farsing to a River. ..."
4. The Shakespeare Garden by Esther Singleton (1922)
"... (or rather farsing) herbs,1 and to make sauce for divers sorts, both fish and flesh, as to stuff the belly of a goose to be roasted and after put into ..."
5. Hakluytus posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1905)
"... dayes for certaine Armenians, with whom we went, leaving our former company. The ninth, one farsing to a River. The tenth, in the open fields, ..."
6. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities: Being a Continuation of the by William Smith, Samuel Cheetham (1875)
"In the following example the farsing ь in italics. The antiphon is that for the Epiphany : —**-£]/(' ..."
7. Exemplum in the Early Religious and Didactic Literature of England by Joseph Albert Mosher (1911)
"... of some abstruse statement; (5) to revive languid listeners, evoke interest or laughter; (6) to eke out a scant sermon by " farsing " it with tales. ..."
8. The Winchester Troper, from Mss. of the Xth and XIth Centuries: With Other by Catholic Church, Catholic church Winchester, Winchester Cathedral (1894)
"... or Prophetia with an elaborate farsing ; it was also in use in many other places.1 Besides this it was not uncommon to farse various Epistles, ..."