Middle English Dictionary Entry

ferren(e adv.
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Definitions (Senses and Subsenses)

Note: Cp. ferrom.
(a) From afar, from a distance; fro ~, of ~; (b) at a distance, far away; ~ to, fro ~; (c) to a distance, far; also, farther.

Supplemental Materials (draft)

  • a1150(OE) Vsp.D.Hom.(Vsp D.14)147/17 : Þonne ferð þæt folc feorrene swyðe.
  • Note: Antedates word