tarre

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Etymology 1[edit]

Middle English tarien, taryen ‎(to vex, harass, cause to hesitate, delay), from Old English tirgan, tergan, tirian ‎(to worry, exasperate).

Verb[edit]

tarre ‎(third-person singular simple present tarres, present participle tarring, simple past and past participle tarred)

  1. (obsolete) To incite; to provoke; to spur on.
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Noun[edit]

tarre

  1. Obsolete form of tar.
    • 1659, Richard Brome
      [] she takes not so much for curing a thousand mortal People, as I have spent in Turpentine and Tarre to keep my Flocklings cleanly in a Spring time.

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