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- n. Archaic spelling of rear (all meanings).
- n. back portion or area behind (a building, etc.)
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An obsolete form of rear, rear, rear.
- See rear.
- n. Bast-fiber obtained from Cypholophos macrocephalus, a shrub or small tree of the nettle family growing without cultivation on many islands of the Pacific ocean. From it are made fine mats highly prized by the natives. In Samoa called fau pata.
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