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Examples from the Web for arr
In the north of England "ar" or "arr" is still used for a mark.
And your father, good little Hetty—and Hurry; did they know of your arr'nd?
I don't think you'd come ashore ag'in, on the arr'nd that brought you here afore.
So, ye'll tell me, little Belloni, is Arr'bella goin' to marry Mr. Annybody?
Seeing that each looked as implacable as the other, Mrs. Chump called plaintively, "Arr'bella!"
- arranged (by)
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Word Origin and History for arr
"to growl like a dog," late 15c., imitative. In classical times, the letter R was called littera canina "the dog letter" (Persius).
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