A.Word.A.Day with Anu Garg     &   ~~dru~~


noun: Makeup
verb tr.: 1. To apply makeup.
2. To embellish or gloss over.
From Old French fard (makeup), from farden (to apply makeup), of Germanic origin. Earliest documented use: 1450.
“This morning, during breakfast, the tourist’s overnight companion — a young Arab woman with kohl-farded eyes — taught him the four recognized stages in the ripening of a date.”
Len Gasparini; A Demon in My View; Guernica; 2003

“Tell why it is not safe to be farding in a car while you drive.”
Charles A. Collat; A History of Mayer and Our Vision to be First Choice; Seacoast Pub.; 2005.


With every story I tell I FARD a lot, I’m a firm believer in Artistic license