from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A plank 6 feet long and 1 foot across.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A piece of plank two yard� long and a foot broad.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An old spelling of wear.
- n. In carpentry, a piece of timber 6 feet long and 1 foot broad.
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Sturdier on open ground was that vegetable family the Merseians called wair: as widespread, variegated, and ecologically fundamental as grass on Terra.
Many Ulster men say "wair" for were and "air" for are, for example.
July 21st, 2009 10: 54 am ET obama can wair whatever he wants, I don't care.
Teh kitteez heer in Victoria, OZ, hab tu wair a tag awn a kollar, hab a chip in teh skin, hab a tattuu in teh eer adn arnt allowd owt at nite !
Mynd wair u wlak, tihs fielz fulla cat-pats … Beri difikilt two kleen orf yr shuus…
Deepenz wair yu goze. heer iz ownlee 71 rite naow nd wil be coolish fur abowt 3 daiz , den hawter agen.
Nd otterz ar goen owt tu nite life in OZ but sum ar stayen hoam wair itz wawm nd keapin owt ob teh lite rayn !
Adn wair iz teh rest ob it wen tehre iz onli a harf muun ?
Ai gruu up wib mlik deliberd bai a hawrs nd derry cart; teh hawrs knu wair tu go nd wuz left awn himz own tu go daon teh streat wile teh “driber” ran to nd fro, swopping emptees fur full wunz, hows tu hows !
Kearful wair yu wokz. we dunt du “sweep” heer cuz iz danjrus.