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[gair] /gɛər/
low-grade wool fibers from the legs of sheep.
Origin of gare
1535-45; < Anglo-French, variant of Old French gard, jart Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Trains for Amsterdam, she said, left from the gare Centrale, a mile or so across the city.

    The Black Bag Louis Joseph Vance
  • They all met at the gare du Nord and went on to see Ganimard.

    The Blonde Lady

    Maurice Leblanc
  • Why did you accost me at the gare du Nord the other evening?

    The Blonde Lady

    Maurice Leblanc
  • Oh, yes,” he exclaimed quickly; “the one I did go to the gare with.

    A Woman's Will Anne Warner
  • You are quite sure Juve will be at the gare du Nord this evening?

    A Royal Prisoner Pierre Souvestre
  • He went to the gare de Lyon and found a train just starting for Italy.

    The Belovd Vagabond William J. Locke
  • And the King nodded his head and pointed to the gare de Lyon.

    The Belovd Vagabond William J. Locke
  • Remember, you will see no one except a servant at the gare de l'Est.

  • We both had a raging fever and it was all we could do to get home from the gare de Nord.

    Paris Vistas Helen Davenport Gibbons
Word Origin and History for gare

French for "train station," 1840, from earlier sense "river port, pier" (17c.), from garer (see garage).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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