chare

5 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Char \Char\, Chare \Chare\, verb (used with an object) [See 3d {Char}.]

1. To perform; to do; to finish. [Obs.] --Nores.

Thet char is chared, as the good wife said when she had hanged her husband. --Old Proverb.

2. To work or hew, as stone. --Oxf. Gloss. Char

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Char \Char\, Chare \Chare\, verb (used without an object) To work by the day, without being a regularly hired servant; to do small jobs.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Char \Char\, noun [OE. cherr, char a turning, time, work, AS. cerr, cyrr, turn, occasion, business, fr. cerran, cyrran, to turn; akin to OS. k["e]rian, OHG. ch["e]ran, G. kehren. Cf. {Chore}, {Ajar}.] Work done by the day; a single job, or task; a chore. [Written also {chare}.] [Eng.]

When thou hast done this chare, I give thee leave To play till doomsday. --Shak. Char

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Chare \Chare\ (ch[^a]r), noun A narrow street. [Prov. Eng.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Chare \Chare\, noun & v. A chore; to chore; to do. See {Char}.


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