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"nostril," late 14c., singular of nares.

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Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Examples from the Web for nare

Historical Examples of nare

  • Nare she have been, all 'e time, stealing 'a soogar, old Davy!

    The Maid of Sker

    Richard Doddridge Blackmore

  • Ef the truth war knowed, nare one of 'em afore could tell a book from a bear-trap.

    The Moonshiners At Hoho-Hebee Falls

    Charles Egbert Craddock (AKA Mary Noailles Murfree)

  • She put a startled hand on his arm, and Nare regained his cheerfulness.

  • "Peter Petrie hain't got nare gran'-child," said one of the loungers.

    Who Crosses Storm Mountain?

    Charles Egbert Craddock (AKA Mary Noailles Murfree)

  • There's nare another boy nor man in this whole country round has such a name—nor woman, neither.

    Horse-Shoe Robinson

    John Pendleton Kennedy