searu

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sarwō, from Proto-Indo-European *serw- (to guard) or *ser- (to bind together). Cognate with Gothic 𐍃𐌰𐍂𐍅𐌰 (sarwa, weapons, armour), Old High German saro (war equipment), Old Norse sörvi (sword).

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Noun[edit]

searu n (nominative plural searu)

  1. device, contrivance
  2. work of skill, machine
  3. artifice, deceit, stratagem

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