As nouns the difference between ewre and eyre
is that ewre
is (rare) rust; oxide while eyre
is (uk|legal|obsolete) a journey in circuit of certain itinerant judges called justices in eyre'' (or ''in itinere
(rare) Rust; oxide.
*1634 , Lowe, Chirurg. :
*1881 , George Grant Francis, The Smelting of Copper in the Swansea District of South Wales :
- By the continuall sorting and telling of this coyne, then did enter of the ewre of that brasse and copper under the nails of her fingers.
- Wee are able to melt it w'th two fornises in the space of 40 weekes the quantitie of 560 tonne of ewre' if wee might have it, and if the ' ewre be clean and well sorted the mor copper it will yeld.