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gar

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interjection \ˈgär\

Definition of gar

  1. —used as a mild oath in the phrase by gar

Origin and Etymology of gar

euphemism for God


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gar

noun

Definition of gar

  1. :  any of various fishes that have an elongate body resembling that of a pike and long narrow jaws: such asa :  needlefish 1b :  any of several predaceous North American freshwater bony fishes (family Lepisosteidae) with heavy ganoid scales

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Origin and Etymology of gar

short for garfish


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gar

abbreviation

Definition of gar

  1. garage


GAR

abbreviation

Definition of GAR

  1. Grand Army of the Republic


Gar

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geographical name \ˈgär\
variants: or

Kaerh

play \ˈkä-ˈər\

Definition of Gar

  1. town in western Tibet, China


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