Yar vs Ayr - What's the difference?

yar | ayr |


As a verb yar

is to snarl; gnar.

As an adjective yar

is sour; brackish or yar can be quick and agile; easy to hand, reef and steer.

As a proper noun ayr is

a town in ayrshire, scotland.

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yar

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) .

Alternative forms

* (l)

Verb

(en-verb)
  • To snarl; gnar.
  • (intransitive, chiefly, Scotland) To growl, especially like a dog; quarrel; be captious or troublesome.
  • Etymology 2

    Origin uncertain.

    Alternative forms

    * (l)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Sour; brackish.
  • Derived terms
    * (l)

    Etymology 3

    From (etyl) .

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Quick and agile; easy to hand, reef and steer.
  • 1940' ''My, she was '''yar ...It means, uh...easy to handle, quick to the helm, fast, right. Everything a boat should be, until she develops dry rot.'' -
  • * 1958 , Bulletin of the John Rylands Library
  • ...to make a ship best weighed, or yarest in her going.
    1993' ''Arr, here be a fine vessel: the '''yarest river-going boat there be. - Captain McAllister
    Synonyms
    * yare

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    ayr

    English

    Noun

    (head)
  • (Isle of Mann) father
  • (especially when referring to the form of music.)
  • References

    * Spoken Here: Travels Among Threatened Languages by Mark Abley (2003)

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