low-grade wool fibers from the legs of sheep.

Origin of gare

1535–45; < Anglo-French, variant of Old French gard, jart Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for gare

Contemporary Examples of gare

  • It seemed no one had the key or the door code for the building at 147 rue La Fayette near the Gare du Nord train station in Paris.

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    Slaughter in Paris: Who Killed the Kurds?

    Christopher Dickey, Tracy McNicoll

    January 10, 2013

Historical Examples of gare

  • Trains for Amsterdam, she said, left from the Gare Centrale, a mile or so across the city.

    The Black Bag

    Louis Joseph Vance

  • They all met at the Gare du Nord and went on to see Ganimard.

    The Blonde Lady

    Maurice Leblanc

  • Why did you accost me at the Gare du Nord the other evening?

    The Blonde Lady

    Maurice Leblanc

  • Oh, yes,” he exclaimed quickly; “the one I did go to the Gare with.

    A Woman's Will

    Anne Warner

  • You are quite sure Juve will be at the Gare du Nord this evening?

    A Royal Prisoner

    Pierre Souvestre

Word Origin and History for gare

French for "train station," 1840, from earlier sense "river port, pier" (17c.), from garer (see garage).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper