fardel

noun
far·del | \ˈfär-dᵊl \

Definition of fardel 

1 : bundle

2 : burden

First Known Use of fardel

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for fardel

Middle English, from Anglo-French, ultimately from Arabic farda part, bundle

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