Afar

The “a-” is an unstressed form of “of” and the word has been a regular member of the English lexicon since the 1200s.

  • 17.048 and howls rent the air afar.
  • 18.021 and at length smelling battle from afar
  • 19.031 Turn at last to home afar.

“afar, adv.” OED Online. Oxford University Press, March 2015. Web. 18 May 2015.

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