Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • An obsolete form of rear, rear, rear.
  • See rear.
  • noun 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.

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

  • noun Archaic spelling of rear (all meanings).
  • noun Ireland, law, specifically back portion or area behind (a building, etc.)

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Examples

  • None of these fictions reflect the core values and practices of Vodou, which focus on honoring nature, ancestors, and iwa rere, "good character."

    Valorie D. Thomas: Call and Response (Il)literacy

  • None of these fictions reflect the core values and practices of Vodou, which focus on honoring nature, ancestors, and iwa rere, "good character."

    ValorieThomas: Call and Response (Il)literacy

  • None of these fictions reflect the core values and practices of Vodou, which focus on honoring nature, ancestors, and iwa rere, "good character."

    Valorie Thomas: Call and Response (Il)literacy

  • None of these fictions reflect the core values and practices of Vodou, which focus on honoring nature, ancestors, and iwa rere, "good character."

    Valorie Thomas: Call and Response (Il)literacy

  • None of these fictions reflect the core values and practices of Vodou, which focus on honoring nature, ancestors, and iwa rere, "good character."

    Valorie Thomas: Call and Response (Il)literacy

  • None of these fictions reflect the core values and practices of Vodou, which focus on honoring nature, ancestors, and iwa rere, "good character."

    Valorie D. Thomas: Call and Response (Il)literacy

  • But rather than hassle, this ned is just coming over to say, Haw, a'right rere, big man, by ra way.

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  • Well, leave it to my two boyfriends and/or creators of South Park to his to rere nail on its head when it comes to Guitar Hero.

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  • (A "jakey", for those of you outside Scotland, is a wee old Scottish drunk of the type that doesn't actually ask for money, just waylays you with friendly singing and/or mad rants, often initiated with an "A'righ 'rere by ra way, big man?" and accompanied by the Buckfast bottle/Tennents can salute.)

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  • (A "jakey", for those of you outside Scotland, is a wee old Scottish drunk of the type that doesn't actually ask for money, just waylays you with friendly singing and/or mad rants, often initiated with an "A'righ 'rere by ra way, big man?" and accompanied by the Buckfast bottle/Tennents can salute.)

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  • (obs. rare) v.

    1. to retreat; to cause to retreat

    2. (scottish) to resound; to cry, roar

    September 1, 2008