"gar Balks at Southern Flag in Parade," reported The Baltimore Sun.
I say, ye auld deevil, skirl—skirl—louder—louder, woman; gar the gentles hear ye in the ha'.
Also called the guard-fish, but it is from the Anglo-Saxon gar, a weapon.
"I've got 'em, gar," cried Emens, and the two started back for their guns.
God curse my sister Margot and the day she gar'd me carry the letters!
Fenwick "played upon him" a little "with the great guns," which did gar him gang down more fool than he went up.
By gar, tis no the fashion of France; it is not jealous in France.
Frank and gar were putting up their books for the night when William entered.
Tak the twine wi' ye, and gar them gie ye back the shillin'.'
Judging from the gar that were identified, the increase was more pronounced in short-nosed gar than in long-nosed gar.
"pike-like fish," 1765, American English, shortening of garfish (mid-15c.), from Old English gar "spear," from Proto-Germanic *gaizo- (cf. Old Norse geirr, Old Saxon, Old High German ger, German Ger "spear"), from PIE *ghaiso- "stick, spear" (see goad).