Farcy

or Farcin (Latin, farcimen, a sausage, any stuffed meat). A disease in horses, which consists of a swelling of the ganglions and lymphatic vessels. It shows itself in little knots; glanders.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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