Origin of boar
Examples from the Web for boar
This affable gent will take you on a customized walk, hike, or boar hunt around town.
If anything, the predominating cross favours the use of the Yorkshire boar with the Berkshire sow.Australia The Dairy Country|Australia Department of External Affairs
In all mythologies the boar is the animal connected with storm and lightning.The Danes in Lancashire and Yorkshire|S. W. Partington
The king's men then attempted to cut up the boar, but failed, owing to the toughness of his hide.The Old-Fashioned Fairy Book|Constance Cary Harrison
If we understood these people right, the boar and other sow were also taken away and separated, but not killed.
I recognized Odysseus myself by the well-known scar made by the boar's tusk.
British Dictionary definitions for boar
Word Origin for boar
Word Origin and History for boar
Old English bar "boar," from West Germanic *bairaz (cf. Old Saxon ber, Dutch beer, Old High German ber), of unknown origin with no cognates outside West Germanic. Applied in Middle English to persons of boar-like character.