Examples from the Web for arr
Historical Examples of arr
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?Sandra Belloni, Complete
In the north of England "ar" or "arr" is still used for a mark.
And ealle uneawas he towyrp on his gecorenum mannum, and arr on him ealle godnysse.
Now thin, don't be gaping at the jury, sir; why arrn't you respectful and keep your eye on his lordship?The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol 2 (of 2)
"to growl like a dog," late 15c., imitative. In classical times, the letter R was called littera canina "the dog letter" (Persius).