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parr

 (pär)
n. pl. parr or parrs
1. A young salmon that is older than a fry and younger than a smolt, having dark marks on the sides.
2. The young of various other fishes.

[Origin unknown.]

parr

(pɑː)
n, pl parrs or parr
(Animals) a salmon up to two years of age, with dark spots and transverse bands
[C18: of unknown origin]

Parr

(pɑː)
n
(Biography) Catherine. 1512–48, sixth wife of Henry VIII of England

parr

(pɑr)

n., pl. parrs, (esp. collectively) parr.
1. a young salmon.
2. the young of certain other fishes, as the codfish.
[1705–15; orig. uncertain]

Parr

(pɑr)

n.
Catherine, Catherine Parr.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.parr - Queen of England as the 6th wife of Henry VIII (1512-1548)Parr - Queen of England as the 6th wife of Henry VIII (1512-1548)
2.parr - a young salmon up to 2 years old
young fish - a fish that is young
3.parr - the young of various fishes
young fish - a fish that is young
References in classic literature ?
He was poor at that time and so the father of Miss Jemima Parr did not want him for a soninlaw and told him he was not to come near the house or he would set the dog on him.
The pony preserved his character for independence and principle down to the last moment of his life; which was an unusually long one, and caused him to be looked upon, indeed, as the very Old Parr of ponies.
Another, Lucy Parr, the second waiting-maid, has only been in my service a few months.
Lucy Parr, who had brought in the coffee, had, I am sure, left the room; but I cannot swear that the door was closed.
Parr, but some notable instances of longevity are less well known.
After Miss Parr said she had kissed another man, Dawe, 23, kicked her in the head before going downstairs to the kitchen and grabbing a knife.
Developers Max Stone and Wendy Dixon have applied for planning permission to make alterations to the single-storey buildings at 27-29 Parr Street.
Examples of what Parr calls "mad voyages" can be found throughout English history, but they reached an acme in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
After being in a group for the early part of the race, Parr made a confident move to the front around the 3k marker to eventually go on and win by 13 seconds.
It will be the largest gathering of works by Parr in the UK since his retrospective at the Barbican back in 2012 and comprises more than 300 images spanning four decades.
She came across a book of prayers published by Parr, which included a prayer for the king that struck a remarkable similarity to the prayer still used in the BCP.
Former first lady Nancy Reagan called Parr "one of my true heroes".