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ayre

[air] /ɛər/
noun, Music.
1.
air1 (def 8d).
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  • Eugene obeyed implicitly; and ayre, not without honest pride, recounted his Baden triumph.

    Father Stafford Anthony Hope
  • It could not be said to rain, the waters like whole Rivers did flood in the ayre.

  • ayre leant forward in his chair, and said: "How do you know she'll refuse him?"

    Father Stafford Anthony Hope
  • He lives a hundred years, unlesse the ayre agree not with him.

  • Throughout their previous acquaintance it had been Rickmansworth who was eager and excited, ayre who applied the cold water.

    Father Stafford Anthony Hope
  • They were doubling the Point of ayre, when suddenly the wind fell to a dead calm.

    The Deemster Hall Caine
  • Morewood, however, wouldn't come, and ayre was forced to make the journey in solitude.

    Father Stafford Anthony Hope
  • "We have a little question to submit to you, my dear fellow," said ayre blandly.

    Father Stafford Anthony Hope
  • The waters there are wholesome and cleare; the ayre dry and pure.

    Spadacrene Anglica Edmund Deane
  • ayre thought the indifference overdone, but he took no notice of it.

    Father Stafford Anthony Hope

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