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Far
Far Far, n. [See Farrow.] (Zo["o]l.) A young pig, or a litter of pigs.
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Far Far, a. [Fartherand Farthestare used as the compar. and superl. of far, although they are corruptions arising from confusion with further and furthest. See Further.] [OE. fer, feor, AS. feor; akin to OS. fer, D. ver, OHG. ferro, adv., G. fern, a., Icel. fjarri, Dan. fjirn, Sw. fjerran, adv., Goth. fa[=i]rra, adv., Gr. ????? beyond, Skr. paras, adv., far, and prob. to L. per through, and E. prefix for-, as in forgive, and also to fare. Cf. Farther, Farthest.] 1. Distant in any direction; not near; remote; mutually separated by a wide space or extent. They said, . . . We be come from a far country. --Josh. ix. 6. The nations far and near contend in choice. --Dryden. 2. Remote from purpose; contrary to design or wishes; as, far be it from me to justify cruelty. 3. Remote in affection or obedience; at a distance, morally or spiritually; t enmity with; alienated. They that are far from thee ahsll perish. --Ps. lxxiii. 27. 4. Widely different in nature or quality; opposite in character. He was far from ill looking, though he thought himself still farther. --F. Anstey. 5. The more distant of two; as, the far side (called also off side) of a horse, that is, the right side, or the one opposite to the rider when he mounts. Note: The distinction between the adjectival and adverbial use of far is sometimes not easily discriminated. By far, by much; by a great difference. Far between, with a long distance (of space or time) between; at long intervals. ``The examinations are few and far between.' --Farrar.
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Far Far, adv. 1. To a great extent or distance of space; widely; as, we are separated far from each other. 2. To a great distance in time from any point; remotely; as, he pushed his researches far into antiquity. 3. In great part; as, the day is far spent. 4. In a great proportion; by many degrees; very much; deeply; greatly. Who can find a virtuous woman ? for her price is far above rubies. --Prov. xxxi. 10. As far as, to the extent, or degree, that. See As far as, under As. Far off. (a) At a great distance, absolutely or relatively. (b) Distant in sympathy or affection; alienated. ``But now, in Christ Jesus, ye who some time were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ.' --Eph. ii. 13. Far other, different by a great degree; not the same; quite unlike. --Pope. Far and near, at a distance and close by; throughout a whole region. Far and wide, distantly and broadly; comprehensively. ``Far and wide his eye commands.' --Milton. From far, from a great distance; from a remote place. Note: Far often occurs in self-explaining compounds, such as far-extended, far-reaching, far-spread.

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