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Tarre \Tarre\, v. t. [OE. tarien, terien, to irritate, provoke, AS. tergan to pull, pluck, torment; probably akin to E. tear, v. t. [root]63. Cf. Tarry, v.] To set on, as a dog; to incite. [Obs.]


Etymology 1 vb. (context obsolete English) To incite; to provoke; to spur on. Etymology 2

n. (obsolete form of tar English)

Usage examples of "tarre".

In their absence I followed the new begun works of Pitch and Tarre, Glasse, Sope-ashes, Clapboord, whereof some small quantities we have sent you.