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baresark

[bair-sahrk] /ˈbɛər sɑrk/
noun
1.
Scandinavian Legend. a berserker.
adverb
2.
without armor.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; variant of berserk, as if bare1 + sark
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baresark

/ˈbɛəˌsɑːk/
noun
1.
another word for berserk (sense 2)
Word Origin
C19: literally: bare shirt
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