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ware

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Adjective

CIDE DICTIONARY

wareimp. 
     Wore.  [1913 Webster]
warev. t. 
     To wear, or veer. See Wear.  [1913 Webster]
waren. [AS. wār.].
     Seaweed.  [1913 Webster]
Ware goose (Zoöl.), the brant; -- so called because it feeds on ware, or seaweed. [Prov. Eng.]
waren. [OE. ware, AS. waru; akin to D. waar, G. waare, Icel. & Sw. vara, Dan. vare; and probably to E. worth, a. See Worth, a.].
     Articles of merchandise; the sum of articles of a particular kind or class; style or class of manufactures; especially, in the plural, goods; commodities; merchandise.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]
    " Although originally and properly a collective noun, it admits of a plural form, when articles of merchandise of different kinds are meant. It is often used in composition; as in hardware, glassware, tinware, etc."  [1913 Webster]
    "It the people of the land bring ware or any victuals on the Sabbath day to sell, that we would not buy it of them on the Sabbath, or on the holy day."  [1913 Webster]
warea. [OE. war, AS. wær. Wary.].
     A ware; taking notice; hence, wary; cautious; on one's guard. See Beware.  [1913 Webster]
    "She was ware and knew it bet [better] than he."  [1913 Webster]
    "Of whom be thou ware also."  [1913 Webster]
    "He is ware enough; he is wily and circumspect for stirring up any sedition."  [1913 Webster]
    "The only good that grows of passed fear
    Is to be wise, and ware of like again.
    "  [1913 Webster]
waren. [AS. waru caution.].
     The state of being ware or aware; heed.  Wyclif.  [1913 Webster]
warev. t. [As. warian.].
     To make ware; to warn; to take heed of; to beware of; to guard against.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]
    "God . . . ware you for the sin of avarice."  [1913 Webster]
    "Then ware a rising tempest on the main."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

ware, n.
1 (esp. in comb.) things of the same kind, esp. ceramics, made usu. for sale (chinaware; hardware).
2 (usu. in pl.) a articles for sale (displayed his wares). b a person's skills, talents, etc.
3 ceramics etc. of a specified material, factory, or kind (Wedgwood ware; Delft ware).

ware, v.tr. (also 'ware) (esp. in hunting) look out for; avoid (usu. in imper.: ware hounds!).

ware, predic.adj. poet. aware.

Etymology
OE w{aelig}r f. Gmc: cf. WARD

THESAURUS

ware

alive, apprehensive, article, article of commerce, article of merchandise, au courant, awake, catalog goods, cognizant, commodities, commodity, conscious, consumer goods, consumer items, conversant, drug, effects, feature, goods, goods for sale, inventory, item, job lot, knowing, lead item, leader, line, line of goods, loss leader, mail-order goods, merchandise, product, seconds, sensible, sideline, special, standard article, staple, staple item, staples, stock, stock-in-trade, vendible, vendibles, wares

ROGET THESAURUS

ware

Warning

VB warn, caution, forewarn, prewarn, admonish, premonish, give notice, give warning, dehort, menace, put on one's guard, sound the alarm, croak, beware, ware, take warning, take heed at one's peril, keep watch and ward.

Merchandise

N merchandise, ware, commodity, effects, goods, article, stock, product, produce, staple commodity, stock in trade, cargo.


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