from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. Past tense of wear.
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- v. Simple past of wear.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- imp. of wear.
- imp. of ware.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Preterit of wear.
- An obsolete variant of were. See was.
- To weary; fatigue. See weary, adjective
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As the term wore on, I found myself wondering how long I could last.
As the term wore on, it turned out that Christopher was a hard worker.
Even before the shock of Chicago Mayor Richard Daley's announcement that he would not be seeking another term wore off -- many people turned their attention to White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel.
By the 'virtual console' near the fusebox, under the drive train is the policy widget shut-off valve. the label wore off; turn right to tighten, left to loosen.
As the term wore on, the thought of exams. brought to Gordon only a feeling of excitement.
As the term wore on he lost his independence -- almost without knowing it.
So the rest of the term wore away, and time healed the wound to some extent; and by-and-by the Christmas holidays drew near and the date of
They decorated him with a frontlet and with bracelets, for every man who received a title wore bracelets, each according to his dignity.
I hope she wears the leathers like Palin wore at the recent McCain rally.
Bristol Palin wore a monkey costume on Monday night as part of her fifth "Dancing with the Stars" performance.