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Ferme

Ferm \Ferm\, Ferme \Ferme\, n.[See Farm.] Rent for a farm; a farm; also, an abode; a place of residence; as, he let his land to ferm. [Obs.]

Out of her fleshy ferme fled to the place of pain.
--Spenser.

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ferme

n. (context cant English) hole.

Usage examples of "ferme".

Zanette, avant toute chose, sort de la ferme pour aller dans la chapelle.

On rue de la Ferme, which seemed quiet and countrified, they found a little bistro with four tables on the terrace, between potted green plants, and sat down for lunch.

Neuilly, rue de la Ferme, facing 43b, a house with a garden and an iron gate in front.

There was really nothing more for him to do on rue de la Ferme, either.

More precisely, would events have taken the same course, would Maigret have made the same decision, at the same moment, had the man on rue de la Ferme not been heavier than he physically, and so immovable?

He obtained a situation as apprentice in the Rue de la Ferme des Mathurins in the shop of a M.