Definition of farcy in US English:

farcy

noun

  • Glanders in horses (or a similar disease in cattle) in which there is inflammation of the lymph vessels, causing nodules (farcy buds or farcy buttons).

    • ‘If the skin and underlying lymphatic tissue only is involved it is called farcy.’

Origin

Late Middle English: from Old French farcin, from late Latin farciminum, from farcire ‘to stuff’ (because of the appearance of the swollen nodules).

Pronunciation

farcy

/ˈfärsē//ˈfɑrsi/