The Collaborative International Dictionary
Fard \Fard\, n. [F., prob. fr. OHG. gifarit, gifarwit p. p. of
farwjan to color, tinge, fr. farawa color, G. farbe.]
Paint used on the face. [Obs.] ``Painted with French fard.''
Fard \Fard\, v. t. [F. farder to paint one's face.]
To paint; -- said esp. of one's face. [Obs.]
Etymology 1 alt. (context archaic English) colour or paint, especially white paint, used on the face; makeup, war-paint. n. (context archaic English) colour or paint, especially white paint, used on the face; makeup, war-paint. vb. 1 (context transitive archaic English) To paint, as the face or cheeks. 2 (context transitive archaic English) To gloss over or embellish. Etymology 2
alt. (context obsolete English) Force of movement, impetus, rush, violent onset. n. (context obsolete English) Force of movement, impetus, rush, violent onset. Etymology 3
n. (lb en Islam) A commandment from Allah that a Muslim has to fulfill
or is an Islamic term which denotes a religious duty commanded by Allah (God). The word is also used in Persian, Pashto, Turkish, and Urdu (spelled farz) in the same meaning. Muslims who obey such commands or duties are said to receive hasanat, ajr or thawab each time for each good deed.
Fard or its synonym wājib is one of the five types of Ahkam into which Fiqh categorizes acts of every Muslim. The Hanafi Fiqh however makes a distinction between Wajib and Fard, the latter being obligatory and the former merely necessary. In Indonesian, wajib also means obligatory, since the word is derived from Arabic.
Usage examples of "fard".
FBI records stated that Fard was born in either New Zealand or Portland, Oregon, to either Hawaiian or British and Polynesian parents.
She a mulatto like Minister Fard and she gonna bring us back the knowledge of the lost art of our people.
Ford was closing factories but, at 3408 Hastings Street, Fard was open for business.
Whatever the truth of the matter, the upshot was this: in exchange for having the charges dropped, Fard agreed to leave Detroit once and for all.
On the empty stage, the Prophet, the Mahdi, Fard Muhammad, stands behind the podium.
Then Fard Muhammad got into the Chrysler, turned the ignition, and with a final, reassuring smile, motored away.
As for Desdemona, her meeting with Fard may have contributed to the drastic decision she made around the same time.
Marius Wyxzewixard Challouehliczilczese Grimes had been named after an Ethiopian nationalist, a contemporary of Fard Muhammad, in fact, back in the thirties.
Sayren Stund sent JandolAnganol a dark hunchbacked man called Fard Fantil.
Her face is thickly farded with green, aquamarine, a shamrock beauty mark, and topaz.
Fard Muhammad, my maternal grandfather, returned to the nowhere from which he’.