Farce, n. [F. farce, from L. farsus (also sometimes farctus), p. p. pf farcire. See Farce, v. t.] 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."
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