vare


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vare \Vare\, n. [Sp. vara staff, wand, L. vara forked pole.]
   A wand or staff of authority or justice. [Obs.]
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         His hand a vare of justice did uphold.   --Dryden.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vare \Vare\, n. (Zool.)
   A weasel. [Prov. Eng.]
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   Vare widgeon (Zool.), a female or young male of the smew; a
      weasel duck; -- so called from the resemblance of the head
      to that of a vare, or weasel. [Prov. Eng.]
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