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darr

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly from dorrhawk (the nightjar) from its similar diet and appearance in flight.

NounEdit

darr (plural darrs)

  1. (UK, dialect, Norfolk) A bird, the European black tern.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *darōþuz (light spear, javelin, dart).

NounEdit

darr n

  1. spear, dart

DescendantsEdit