Vare (?), n. [Sp. vara staff, wand, L. vara forked pole.]

A wand or staff of authority or justice.

[Obs.]

His hand a vare of justice did uphold. Dryden.

 

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Vare, n. Zool.

A weasel.

[Prov. Eng.]

Vare widgeon Zool., a female or young male of the smew; a weasel duck; -- so called from the resemblance of the head to that of a vare, or weasel. [Prov. Eng.]

 

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