yarr


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yarr

(jɑː)
n
(Plants) Scot a wild white flower, Spergula arvensis. Also called: corn spurrey
vb (intr)
dialect to growl or snarl
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Old Yarr is close to the popular village of Feckenham which has a thriving community, pubs, a post office, two churches, a shop, a school and a village hall.
Bred by John Yarr and offered on his behalf by County Down-based Meadowlands Stud, the colt had been bought 'in utero' inside the Barathea mare Alpine Park for 35,000gns at last year's December Sale.
SND gives OSc yarr, dated.1653, 'to snarl or growl like a dog, to quarrel', and also ME yar(r)e meaning 'to snarl'.
Linda Yarr, 35, forked out the cash to learn how to be a professional crewhand on the yacht.
She is indebted to Carol Cohn, Mary Katzenstein, and Linda Yarr for their thoughtful readings and suggestions regarding this brief.
TWENTY years as Chief Executive of the Royal Ulster Agricultural Society has not dimmed Bill Yarr's enthusiasm for the Balmoral Show.
Linda Yarr, Jayne Werner, and Tran Tuong Nhu (Berkeley: Indochina Resource Centre, 1975), p.
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Partner Julian Yarr said: "We aim to support those most in need and are delighted to be recognised for our work in tackling low literacy levels."
Carpenter added a third from the penalty spot on the half-hour mark with Richard Yarr making it four 10 minutes before the interval.
Old Yarr, at Feckenham, was a working needle mill until just after the Second World War, its buildings dating to the 18th century.
Margaret Yarr, of Milngavie, took her sons Paul,12, and Neil, 10, along and they all loved it.