Yare (?), a. [OE. yare, [yogh]aru, AS. gearu; akin to OS. garu, OHG. garo, G. gar, Icel. gerr perfect, gorva quite, G. gerben to tan, to curry, OHG. garawen, garwen, to make ready. Cf. Carouse, Garb clothing, Gear, n.]

Ready; dexterous; eager; lively; quick to move.

[Obs.] "Be yare in thy preparation."


The lesser [ship] will come and go, leave or take, and is yare; whereas the greater is slow. Sir W. Raleigh.


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Yare, adv.



Cursor Mundi.


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