dialect variant of queer I

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  • quare — (Latin: Wherefore; for what reason; on what account.) The introductory term used in the Latin form of a number of common law writs at the beginning of the statement of the reason for the dispute. Dictionary from West s Encyclopedia of American… …   Law dictionary

  • Quare — Daniel Quare (* 1648 in Somersetshire; † 1724) war ein englischer Uhrmacher aus London. Leben 1671 trat Quare der Londoner Worshipful Company of Clockmakers ein und wurde 1708 zum „Master“ gewählt. Neben Uhren hat Daniel Quare zahlreiche… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Quare — Recorded as Quare, Quarrie and Quarry, there are three possible origins for this interesting surname. The first is Manx, from the Isle of Man, and a development of the Gaelic MacGuaire, an Old Gaelic personal name Gaurio , which is akin to the… …   Surnames reference

  • quare — quà·re avv., s.m.inv., lat. OB 1. avv., perché, per quale motivo: e come e quare, voglio che m intenda (Dante) 2. s.m.inv., motivo, ragione {{line}} {{/line}} ETIMO: lat. quare perciò …   Dizionario italiano

  • quare — I Everyday English Slang in Ireland n contrary to popular belief this does not mean queer or strange but great! it s irish irony II Mawdesley Glossary queer. III Mid Ulster English very, considerable (eg. A quare distance ) Used throughout… …   English dialects glossary

  • Quare — Stelle dir eine Quare, si non vis errare. – Eiselein, 517; Simrock, 8036 …   Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon

  • quare — square …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • quare — qua·re …   English syllables

  • quare — /kweriy/kwohriy/ Wherefore; for what reason; on what Used in the Latin form of several common law writs …   Black's law dictionary

  • quare — Wherefore; why; on which account; because …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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