chiefly British

Examples of carr in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The bog itself is surrounded by a dense shrub-carr swamp thicket that has to be penetrated. Brian E. Clark, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 7 July 2017

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Word History

Etymology

Middle English ker, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse kjarr underbrush

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of carr was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Carr.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carr. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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