war

 1) worse ; WAR AND WAR, worse and worse. Var. Dial.
 2) beware.

A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. . 1790.

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  • War — War, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Warred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Warring}.] 1. To make war; to invade or attack a state or nation with force of arms; to carry on hostilities; to be in a state by violence. [1913 Webster] Rezin the king of Syria, and Pekah the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • War — War, v. t. 1. To make war upon; to fight. [R.] [1913 Webster] To war the Scot, and borders to defend. Daniel. [1913 Webster] 2. To carry on, as a contest; to wage. [R.] [1913 Webster] That thou . . . mightest war a good warfare. Tim. i. 18. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • War — War, a. Ware; aware. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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