ferlie

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noun fer·lie \ˈfer-lē\
variants: or less commonly

ferly

Definition of ferlie

plural

ferlies

Scotland

  1. :  wonder

Origin and Etymology of ferlie

Middle English, from ferly strange, from Old English fǣrlīc unexpected, from fǣr sudden danger — more at fear


First Known Use: 13th century

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