Gnar
Gnar Gnar, n. [OE. knarre, gnarre, akin to OD. knor, G. knorren. Cf. {Knar}, {Knur}, {Gnarl}.] A knot or gnarl in wood; hence, a tough, thickset man; -- written also {gnarr}. [Archaic] [1913 Webster]

He was . . . a thick gnarre. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


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  • Gnar — Gnar, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gnarred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gnarring}.] [See {Gnarl}.] To gnarl; to snarl; to growl; written also gnarr. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] At them he gan to rear his bristles strong, And felly gnarre. Spenser. [1913 Webster] A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gnar — or gnarr [när] vi. gnarred, gnarring [echoic] Now Rare to snarl or growl …   English World dictionary

  • gnar — cou·gnar; gnar; …   English syllables

  • gnar — or gnarr [[t]nɑr[/t]] v. i. gnarred, gnar•ring to snarl; growl • Etymology: 1490–1500; imit.; cf. OE gnyrran, MD gnerren, gnorren, G knarren, knirren …   From formal English to slang

  • gnar — or gnarr intransitive verb (gnarred; gnarring) Etymology: imitative Date: 15th century snarl, growl …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gnar — /nahr/, v.i., gnarred, gnarring. to snarl; growl. Also, gnarr. [1490 1500; imit; cf. OE gnyrran, G knarren, knirren, MD gnerren, gnorren] * * * …   Universalium

  • gnar — 1. noun snow, especially that which is ridden in extreme skiing or snowboarding. 2. verb To snarl or growl …   Wiktionary

  • gnar — intransitive verb or gnarr ˈnär, ˈnȧ(r (gnarred ; gnarred ; gnarring ; gnars or gnarrs) Etymology: imitative …   Useful english dictionary

  • gnarr — Gnar Gnar, n. [OE. knarre, gnarre, akin to OD. knor, G. knorren. Cf. {Knar}, {Knur}, {Gnarl}.] A knot or gnarl in wood; hence, a tough, thickset man; written also {gnarr}. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] He was . . . a thick gnarre. Chaucer. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gnarred — Gnar Gnar, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gnarred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gnarring}.] [See {Gnarl}.] To gnarl; to snarl; to growl; written also gnarr. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] At them he gan to rear his bristles strong, And felly gnarre. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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