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  1. arranged.
  2. arrangement.
  3. arrival.
  4. arrive; arrived.
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Examples from the Web for arr

Historical Examples of arr

  • In the north of England "ar" or "arr" is still used for a mark.

    Notes and Queries, Vol. V, Number 121, February 21, 1852


  • And your father, good little Hetty—and Hurry; did they know of your arr'nd?

    The Deerslayer

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • I don't think you'd come ashore ag'in, on the arr'nd that brought you here afore.

    The Deerslayer

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • 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!"

British Dictionary definitions for arr


abbreviation for
  1. arranged (by)
  2. arrival
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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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