fardel [ fahr-dl ]
1. a bundle; burden.
WORDS RELATED TO FARDEL
transportation, shipping, carriage, consignment, shipment, payload, merchandise, load, lading, encumbrance, weight, wares, bulk, haul, conveyance, ballast, burden, contents, pack, tonnage
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Origin: 1375–1425; late Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French < Old Provençal, equivalent to fard(a) bundle (≪ Arabic fardah load) + -el < Latin -ellus; see -elle
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR FARDEL
Then, seizing the good subprior in his teeth, he rushed round the field, swinging him as though he were a fardel of old clothes.
SIR NIGEL|ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
Who can endure to leave the Future all unguessed, and sit tamely down to groan under the fardel of the Present?
RIENZI|EDWARD BULWER LYTTON
What though the world once went hard with me, when I was fain to carry my fardel a foot-back?
SHAKESPEARE'S LOST YEARS IN LONDON, 1586-1592|ARTHUR ACHESON
Cattle are most commonly attacked by fardel in summer and autumn, when they are able to get at tough, strong, and hard grass.
COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME I|ARNOLD COOLEY
I humbly thank him, and shall sleep the lighter for the fardel's loss.
THE LAST OF THE BARONS, COMPLETE|EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
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