Kaplan errs in not taking Sinatra, the actor, seriously enough.
Murray also errs in reducing educational attainment and professional success solely to genetic endowment.
But St. Bernard errs in supposing that he was then king of Desmond.
He errs, by himself, in maintaining that there is a belief where no belief exists.
He errs, by action or omission; and his error, joining with other causes, brings on him ruin.
Thus Novalis errs not in saying that 'we are near waking when we dream that we dream.'
The twenty-first book of the Cynthia errs in being overcharged with thought.
Why, yes, he said: how can any reasonable being ever identify that which is infallible with that which errs?
However, Swallowlies errs on the right side, and is decidedly the favourite with us all.
We do not see that Stith "errs" even "a little in the data."
c.1300, from Old French errer "go astray, lose one's way; make a mistake; transgress," from Latin errare "wander, go astray, be in error," from PIE root *ers- "be in motion, wander around" (cf. Sanskrit arsati "flows;" Old English ierre "angry, straying;" Old Frisian ire "angry;" Old High German irri "angry," irron "astray;" Gothic airziþa "error, deception;" the Germanic words reflecting the notion of anger as a "straying" from normal composure). Related: Erred; erring.