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  11  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ware  \Ware\,  v.  t.  (Naut.) 
  To  wear,  or  veer.  See  {Wear}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ware  \Ware\,  obs.  imp.  of  {Wear}. 
  Wore. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ware  \Ware\,  n.  [AS.  w[=a]r.]  (Bot.) 
  Seaweed.  [Obs.  or  Prov.  Eng.] 
 
  {Ware  goose}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  brant;  --  so  called  because  it 
  feeds  on  ware,  or  seaweed.  [Prov.  Eng.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ware  \Ware\,  n.  [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.  ``Retails  his 
  wares  at  wakes.''  --Shak.  ``To  chaffer  with  them  and  eke  to 
  sell  them  their  ware.''  --Chaucer. 
 
  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  --Neh.  x.  31. 
 
  Note:  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 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ware  \Ware\,  a.  [OE.  war,  AS  w[ae]r.  [root]142.  See  {Wary}.] 
  A  ware;  taking  notice;  hence  wary;  cautious;  on  one's  guard. 
  See  {Beware}.  [Obs.] 
 
  She  was  ware  and  knew  it  bet  [better]  than  he 
  --Chaucer. 
 
  Of  whom  be  thou  ware  also  --2.  Tim.  iv 
  15. 
 
  He  is  ware  enough;  he  is  wily  and  circumspect  for 
  stirring  up  any  sedition.  --Latimer. 
 
  The  only  good  that  grows  of  passed  fear  Is  to  be  wise, 
  and  ware  of  like  again  --Spenser. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ware  \Ware\,  n.  [AS.  waru  caution.] 
  The  state  of  being  ware  or  aware;  heed.  [Obs.]  --Wyclif. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ware  \Ware\,  v.  t.  [As.  warian.] 
  To  make  ware;  to  warn;  to  take  heed  of  to  beware  of  to 
  guard  against.  ``Ware  that  I  say.''  --Chaucer. 
 
  God  .  .  .  ware  you  for  the  sin  of  avarice.  --Chaucer. 
 
  Then  ware  a  rising  tempest  on  the  main.  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ware 
  n  :  articles  of  the  same  kind  or  material;  usually  used  in 
  combination:  silverware;  software 
  v  1:  spend  extravagantly;  "waste  not  want  not"  [syn:  {consume}, 
  {squander},  {waste}] 
  2:  avoid  dealing  with  "She  shirks  her  duties"  [syn:  {shirk}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Ware,  MA  (CDP,  FIPS  72845) 
  Location:  42.25319  N,  72.24547  W 
  Population  (1990):  6533  (2849  housing  units) 
  Area:  16.0  sq  km  (land),  0.4  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  01082 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  -ware  suff.  [from  `software']  Commonly  used  to  form  jargon 
  terms  for  classes  of  software.  For  examples,  see  {annoyware},  {careware}, 
  {crippleware},  {crudware},  {freeware},  {fritterware},  {guiltware}, 
  {liveware},  {meatware},  {payware},  {psychedelicware},  {shareware}, 
  {shelfware},  {vaporware},  {wetware}. 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  -ware 
 
  ["software"]  Commonly  used  to  form  terms  for  classes  of 
  software.  For  examples,  see  {careware},  {crippleware}, 
  {crudware},  {freeware},  {fritterware},  {guiltware}, 
  {liveware},  {meatware},  {payware},  {psychedelicware}, 
  {shareware},  {shelfware},  {vaporware},  {wetware}. 
 
  [{Jargon  File}] 
 
 




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