Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun etc. An obsolete form of bear, bear, etc., berry, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete To pierce.
  • noun Scot. See bear, barley.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Barley, especially six-rowed barley.

Etymologies

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From Old English bere.

Examples

  • In common with its Scottish neighbours and the northern counties of England, oats and barley in Orkney a variety known as bere is grown, locally called corn are the cereal staples used for breads and bannocks, and, less/more essentially, ale and whisky.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • In common with its Scottish neighbours and the northern counties of England, oats and barley in Orkney a variety known as bere is grown, locally called corn are the cereal staples used for breads and bannocks, and, less/more essentially, ale and whisky.

    Broonie (Orkney Gingerbread)

  • See the note on _írá ... interfécit_, 18, 4. 25. quae, object of perscríbere, which is the subject of est; longum is predicate adjective.

    Ritchie's Fabulae Faciles A First Latin Reader

  • She also notes that the Puget Sound area has seen a fair amount of new construction — like luxury condos — that couldeventually bere-priced for lower-income tenants or outfitted for a different audience.

    Puget Sound Sees 50 Percent Decline in New Households « PubliCola

  • The Slavic verb пить/пити is related to Latin bibere and its descendants (French boire, Italian bere) and more obviously to Greek ποτο.

    Apple juice

  • And if that was you nervous, well, you hide it like a insert bad word bere.

    » Bloggy Meetup Strocel.com

  • E' stato molto bello bere un paio di birre in un bar, e tutti sono simpatici e divertenti e di buona compagnia.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • E' stato molto bello bere un paio di birre in un bar, e tutti sono simpatici e divertenti e di buona compagnia.

    Sometimes work happens

  • Ndasangana nechembere, yakatasva bere jena, hurekure nekazizi ndidzo tochi pamusoro, imi mbuya rasai huroyi.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • Ndasangana nechembere, yakatasva bere jena, hurekure nekazizi ndidzo tochi pamusoro, imi mbuya rasai huroyi.

    Opinion On The Witchcraft Suppression Act

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  • 1. (mainly Scotland) Barley, especially six-rowed barley.

    2. To pierce.

    September 6, 2008