[ kahr ]


  1. John Dickson, 1906–77, U.S. mystery writer.


/ kɑː /


  1. an area of bog or fen in which scrub, esp willow, has become established

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Word History and Origins

Origin of Carr1

C15: from Old Norse

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Example Sentences

“This can really be done on a future Mars mission,” Carr says, even if it is a challenge.

If the Las Vegas Raiders or San Francisco 49ers decide to trade Carr or Garoppolo, Washington must consider whether it believes either player meets the minimum threshold to win a Super Bowl.

That event occurred in 2009, and now Carr is CEO of Vita Inclinata, which has developed a high-tech replacement for taglines.

Carr had scored on a first-quarter quarterback sneak for the Raiders.

Carr reported that in the since deleted video, Price told people he was going to register at his brother’s address in Hiram, Georgia, and encouraged others to do the same.

The Irish Times reports that the plan was masterminded by John Joseph Carr.

After the end of the Irish civil war, Carr emigrated to the United States.

Carr travelled to London, and borrowed £100 from his mother to buy a car for the operation.

Archie Carr, The Windward Road: Adventures of a Naturalist On Remote Caribbean Shores—The title tells you a lot, but not enough.

Peter Carr, spokesman for the U.S. Department of Justice, declined to comment on an ongoing investigation.

As if unwilling to trust himself longer in dangerous companionship, he went up to town with Thomas Carr.

Whatever you do, don't write a word to that Carr friend of yours; he's as sharp as a two-edged sword.

He had not yet sought out his friend Thomas Carr; a sense of shame held him back; but he was on his way to do so now.

"You will have to get over that feeling," observed Mr. Carr, disregarding the hint, and taking out his probing-knife.

You will do well to send a note to your amiable friend Carr; it may save him a useless journey; for at my table he shall not sit.


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