harr

noun
\ ˈ(h)är \
plural -s

Definition of harr

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

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History and Etymology for harr

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 23 May. 2022.

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