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quare

(kwɛə)
adj
1. remarkable or strange: a quare fellow.
2. great or good: you're in a quare mess.
adv
very; remarkably
[probably variant of queer]
References in classic literature ?
Chaplains, raise the Psalm, Quare fremuerunt Genies?
My gog, but it'll be a quare scowderment at the Day of Judgment when they come tumblin' up in their death-sarks, all jouped together an' trying' to drag their tombsteans with them to prove how good they was, some of them trimmlin' an' dithering, with their hands that dozzened an' slippery from lyin' in the sea that they can't even keep their gurp o' them.
58 (640m): Quare Weather (R11), Bigbash Elles (R5), Slaneyside Reba (R2), Alnwick Prince (Scr), The Moppitt (Scr), Mustang Andy (Scr).
47 (640m) Handicap: Target Bridie (16), Quare Grove (9), September Stars (9), Mullaca Spice (5), Shazababbaroo (5), Costa Cain (scr).
A MAN caught growing cannabis in his attic told police, "I am a quare stupid boy".
Joan Littlewood was a revolutionary figure in British theater, associated with the Theatre of Action, the Theatre Union, and the Theatre Workshop, who directed productions such as The Quare Fellow and Oh What A Lovely War.
This fine clock was made in London by Daniel Quare, one of the best makers, who was rated alongside Tompion, Knibb, East, Windmills, LeCount and the like.
You'll hardly notice that there's Y no regular episode of EastEnders tonight because this is just one of several sketches based in Albert quare this evening.
Visitors were also treated to a full menu of performances by local musicians throughout the weekend, including Quare Craic and a funk and soul set by Ollie Maude.
As exclusive sales and marketing agent for The Moinian Group's The Residences at the W New York Downtown, at 123 Washington Street, the firm sold two penthouses at the highest price per quare foot ever paid in the district.
Quare policiers ont trouve la mort lors de cet assaut lance dans la nuit du 27 au 28 mai.
Contribucion al estudio de la Didascalia multiplex de Francisco Fernandez de Cordova: los capitols XV, XXII y XLIII" offers an edition, analysis, and translation into Spanish of three chapters of Didascalia multiplex, written by Francisco Fernandez de Cordova (1565-1626): XV (Quid sit servitus; & unde dicta; ipsius origo; & quare a iure gentium introducta, & iuri naturali dicatur contraria, cum ab ipsomet emanarit); XXII (Morem appendendi ad parietes aedium sacrarum tabellas pictas, cereos, hominum simulachra, arma, vestes, caesariem, donariaque alia ab antiquis desumptum, & cur voti causa capilli tondeantur); and XLIII (Quid sit nobilitas, & unde dicta; nobilem pro noto, ignobilem pro ignoto antiquos usurpasse).