vare

Vare

Vare\, n. [Sp. vara staff, wand, L. vara forked pole.] A wand or staff of authority or justice. [Obs.]

His hand a vare of justice did uphold. --Dryden.
Webster's Revised

Vare

Vare\, n. (Zo["o]l.) A weasel. [Prov. Eng.]

Vare widgeon (Zo["o]l.), a female or young male of the smew; a weasel duck; -- so called from the resemblance of the head to that of a vare, or weasel. [Prov. Eng.]
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