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(Science: zoology) a young cow.

Origin: oe. Hayfare, as. Heahfore, heafore; the second part of this word seems akin to as. Fearr bull, ox; akin to OHG. Farro, g. Farre, D. Vaars, heifer, g. Farse, and perh. To gr, calf, heifer.

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