- quick; agile; lively.
- (of a ship) quick to the helm; easily handled or maneuvered.
- ready; prepared.
- nimble; quick.
Origin of yare
Examples from the Web for yare
Historical Examples of yare
That will do, for the present; let us yare a little, now, for a change.Is Shakespeare Dead?
Many thousands of fish were killed in the Yare by the ingress of salt water.Norfolk Annals
Another mode of capturing eels is by "eel picking" in the lower waters of the Yare near Cantley.
He took me for a long walk to break it to me, over the hills towards Yare and across the great gorse commons by Hazelbrow.Tono Bungay
H. G. Wells
The mouth of the Yare has been, within the last five centuries, diverted about four miles to the south.Principles of Geology
- archaic, or dialect ready, brisk, or eager
- (of a vessel) answering swiftly to the helm; easily handled
- obsolete readily or eagerly
Word Origin for yare
"ready, prepared," Old English gearo "ready," related to gearwe "clothing, dress" (see gear (n.)). Cf. Dutch gaar "done, dressed;" Old High German garo "ready, prepared, complete."