firk

verb
variants: or less commonly ferk \ˈfərk, ˈfi(ə)rk \
firked also ferked; firking also ferking; firks also ferks

Definition of firk 

intransitive verb

1 dialectal, British : to move quickly : hasten also : to be lively or frisky

2 dialectal, British

a : jerk, twitch

b : fidget, fuss

transitive verb

1 archaic : beat, strike, chastise, conquer I'll firk you, I'll rattle you —Thomas Gray

2 obsolete : to get dishonestly : contrive, cheat

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History and Etymology for firk

Middle English ferken, from Old English fercian to convey, bring, proceed; akin to Old English faran to go, travel

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