- Obsolete form of .
- a. 1472, Thomas Malory, “Capitulum viij”, in [Le Morte Darthur], book V, [London: […] by William Caxton], published 31 July 1485, OCLC 71490786, leaf 87, recto; republished as H[einrich] Oskar Sommer, editor, Le Morte Darthur […], London: David Nutt, […], 1889, OCLC 890162034, lines 11–15, page 173:
- Thenne the batails approuched and ſhoue and ſhowted on bothe ſydes / many men ouerthrowen / hurte / & ſlayn and grete valyaunces / proweſſes and appertyces of werre were that day ſhewed […]
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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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 werre in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
- They will
- Sie werre antworte.
- They'll respond.
- War in general; the practice of fighting between two opposing forces:
- A religious or moral dispute or conflict; a fight with a higher power.
- Quarreling, disputation, struggling; lack of harmony.
- A joust, tourney or tilting; an equestrian conflict for sport.
- (rare) A localised instance of invasion, harassment or intrusion.
- (rare) The struggling caused by one's quarry while hunting.
- (rare) A combative or quarrelsome attitude.
- Alternative form of