from The Century Dictionary.

  • See tharf.
  • An obsolete or dialectal form of there.
  • noun A wild goat of the Himalayas, Capra jemlaica, also called imo and serow.

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

  • obsolete It needs; need.
  • noun (Zoöl.) A goatlike animal (Capra Jemlaica) native of the Himalayas. It has small, flattened horns, curved directly backward. The hair of the neck, shoulders, and chest of the male is very long, reaching to the knees. Called also serow, and imo.

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

  • adverb Colloquial or dialectal form of there
  • noun Alternative spelling of tahr.


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