yair

noun \ˈya(a)|(ə)r, ˈye|, |ə, Scottish ˈyār\

Definition of yair

plural

-s

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  an enclosure for catching salmon as the tide ebbs

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Origin and Etymology of yair

Middle English (Scots & northern dialect) yare, from Old English -gear enclosure (as in mylengear mill enclosure); probably akin to Old English geard enclosure — more at yard


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