A*bear"\, v. t. [AS. [=a]beran; pref. [=a]- + beran to bear.]

1. To bear; to behave. [Obs.]

So did the faery knight himself abear. --Spenser.

2. To put up with; to endure. [Prov.] --Dickens.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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