harr

noun

ˈ(h)är
plural -s
1
obsolete : a gate or door hinge
2
now dialectal, England : an upright to which hinges are fastened and from which a door or gate swings

Word History

Etymology

Middle English herre, harre, from Old English heorra; akin to Old Norse hjarri hinge and perhaps to Latin cardin-, cardo hinge

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“Harr.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/harr. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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