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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jar  \Jar\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Jarred};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {jarring}.]  [Cf.  OE  charken  to  creak,  AS  cearcian  to  gnash, 
  F.  jars  a  gander,  L.  garrire  to  chatter,  prate,  OHG.  kerran 
  to  chatter,  croak,  G.  quarren  to  grumble,  and  E.  jargon, 
  ajar.] 
  1.  To  give  forth  a  rudely  quivering  or  tremulous  sound;  to 
  sound  harshly  or  discordantly;  as  the  notes  jarred  on  my 
  ears. 
 
  When  such  strings  jar,  what  hope  of  harmony  ? 
  --Shak. 
 
  A  string  may  jar  in  the  best  master's  hand. 
  --Roscommon. 
 
  2.  To  act  in  opposition  or  disagreement;  to  clash;  to 
  interfere;  to  quarrel;  to  dispute. 
 
  When  those  renowned  noble  peers  Greece  Through 
  stubborn  pride  among  themselves  did  jar.  --Spenser. 
 
  For  orders  and  degrees  Jar  not  with  liberty,  but 
  well  consist.  --Milton. 




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