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gára
an; m. A spear-man. v. frum-gára in frum-gár.
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gára
an; m. [gár a dart, point] An angular point of land, a promontory, corner of land; ōra prōmĭnens, angŭlus Ispania land is þrýscýte . . . án ðæra gárena líþ súþ-west, ongeán ðæt ígland, ðe Gades hátte the country of Spain is three-cornered . . . one of the corners lies south-west, opposite the island which is called Cadiz, Ors. 1, 1; Bos. 24, 5.
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gára
Add:1. a gore of land [' When a field, the sides of which are straight, but not parallel, is divided into lands, the angular piece at the side is called a gore. ' Leicester Gloss. in N. E. D.] Of ðám .iii. æceran to ðám gáran; of ðám gáran tó ðám óðran gáran, C. D. iii. 423, 31. Tó ðám ealdan gáran, 37, 28. On ðone scearpan gáran weste-werdne, 279, 22. On ðone ealdan gáran;
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