from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To incite; to provoke; to spur on.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To set on, as a dog; to incite.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An old spelling of tar, tar.
Middle English tarien, taryen ("to vex, harass, cause to hesitate, delay"), from Old English tirgan, tergan, tirian ("to worry, exasperate"). (Wiktionary)