from The Century Dictionary.

  • An obsolete spelling of gnar.
  • A Middle English form of near.

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

  • adjective obsolete Nearer.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • QUOTATION: To kerke the narre from God more farre, 1


  • I loke to the vayle, my spouse I see; now rynneth she awayward, now cummyth she narre, 75

    Quia Amore Langueo

  • To Kerke the narre, from God more farre, has bene an old sayd sawe.

    Shepheardes Calendar

  • Det fremhævede er det, der volder størst problemer på den danske højrefløj - andet indlæg gentager en advarsel fra en jødisk gruppe om ikke at lade sig narre af


  • The French attend very much to the purity and elegance of their style, even in common conversation; insomuch that it is a character to say of a man qu’il narre bien.

    Letters to his son on The Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman

  • In their opinion, he belonged to that goodly class of persons, who, having by hook or by crook, contrived to spend an hour in the Abbe of Weimar’s presence, afterwards abused the sacred narre of pupil.

    Maurice Guest

  • GLOSS: nere] nearer; yede] went; hett] promised; waite] take heed; baite] enticement, nourishment; in fere] together; dawngerouse] difficult of approach, haughty; farre] farther; narre] nearer

    Quia Amore Langueo

  • Eccles.tom. ix.p. 719,) Apres tout, ce narre de Sozomene est si honteux, pour tous ceux qu'il y mele, et surtout pour Theodose, qu'il vaut mieux travailler a le detruire, qu'a le soutenir; an admirable canon of criticism!] [Footnote 47: I can only be understood to mean, that such was his natural temper when it was not hardened, or inflamed, by religious zeal.

    History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire — Volume 3


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