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Compare French tiare. See tiara.


tiar (plural tiars)

  1. (poetic, archaic) A tiara.
    • 1667, John Milton, Paradise Lost, Book III, lines 625 to 628.
      Of beaming sunny rays, a golden tiar / Circled his head, nor less his locks behind / Illustrious on his shoulders, fledge with wings, / Lay waving round; []
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for tiar in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)