Bear, Bere (?), n. [AS. bere. See Barley.] Bot.

Barley; the six-rowed barley or the four-rowed barley, commonly the former (Hord. vulgare).

[Obs. except in North of Eng. and Scot.]


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Bere (?), v. t. [Cf. OIcel. berja to strike.]

To pierce. [Obs.] Chaucer.


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Bere, n.

See Bear, barley.



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