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(jɑː; jɛə)
1. (Nautical Terms) (of a sailboat) agile, quick, easily manoeuvred
2. agile, nimble


(yɛər or, esp. for 1,2, yɑr)

adj. yar•er, yar•est.
1. quick; agile; lively.
2. (of a ship) quick to the helm; easily handled or maneuvered.
3. Archaic.
a. ready; prepared.
b. nimble; quick.
Also, yar (for defs. 1,2).
[before 900; Middle English; Old English gearu, gearo=ge- y- + earu ready; c. Old Saxon, Old High German garo ready]
yare′ly, adv.
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