Definitions

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  • v. To go.
  • v. To carry.
  • v. To toss backwards and forwards; mix up; overhandle; stir about.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To go.
  • To carry.

Etymologies

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From Middle English cairen, kayren, from Old Norse keyra ("to whip, lash, fling, toss, prick on, drive"), from Proto-Germanic *kaurijanan, variant of Proto-Germanic *karjanan (“to turn, sweep”), from Proto-Indo-European *gei- (“to turn, bend”). Cognate with Icelandic keyra ("to run, drive, urge"), Swedish köra ("to drive, go, run"), Danish kjøre ("to drive"), Old English ċierran ("to turn, change, go, come"). More at char.

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