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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 farce /ˈfɑrs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Farce, n.
 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.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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]