gare

[ gair ]
/ gɛər /
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noun

low-grade wool fibers from the legs of sheep.

Origin of gare

1535–45; < Anglo-French, variant of Old French gard, jart
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gare


n.

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

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