Farce v. t. [imp. & p. p. Farced p. pr. & vb. n. Farcing ]
1. To stuff with forcemeat; hence, to fill with mingled ingredients; to fill full; to stuff. [Obs.]
The first principles of religion should not be farced with school points and private tenets. --Bp. Sanderson.
His tippet was aye farsed full of knives. --Chaucer.
2. To render fat. [Obs.]
If thou wouldst farce thy lean ribs. --B. Jonson.
3. To swell out; to render pompous. [Obs.]
Farcing his letter with fustian. --Sandys.
1. Cookery Stuffing, or mixture of viands, like that used on dressing a fowl; forcemeat.
2. A low style of comedy; a dramatic composition marked by low humor, generally written with little regard to regularity or method, and abounding with ludicrous incidents and expressions.
Farce is that in poetry which =\“grotesque” is in a picture: the persons and action of a farce are all unnatural, and the manners false.\= --Dryden.
3. Ridiculous or empty show; as, a mere farce. “The farce of state.”
n 1: a comedy characterized by broad satire and improbable
situations [syn: farce comedy, travesty]
2: mixture of ground raw chicken and mushrooms with pistachios
and truffles and onions and parsley and lots of butter and
bound with eggs [syn: forcemeat]