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EtymologyEdit

From Old French erre (journey, march, way), from Latin iter, itineris (a going, way), from the root of ire (to go). Compare errant, itinerant, issue.

NounEdit

eyre (plural eyres)

  1. (Britain, law, obsolete) A journey in circuit of certain itinerant judges called justices in eyre (or in itinere).

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for eyre in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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NounEdit

eyre

  1. Alternative form of eere (ear of grain)