Words and Phrases
gar

“gar”

Meaning:

force to; compel

Alternative spelling/meaning:

gaur

In Literature:

Excerpt from An elegy on the much lamented death of quarter-master, Brice Blare; who died at Strabane. By a Northern Bard. by William Starrat

He’d garr them Peg another Cask,
their hand to mend

Excerpt from Psalm 139 by Philip Robinson

Fur it wus Thee
that gart me be
an pit ma foarm thegither

Excerpt from To Bab M'Keen, on reading his sayings by Agnes Kerr

Sometimes. Indeed, you gaur me lauch
‘boot foolish things that’s juist mere trash

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