Jarred


Jarred
Jar Jar, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Jarred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jarring}.] [Cf. OE. charken to creak, AS. cearcian to gnash, F. jars a gander, L. garrire to chatter, prate, OHG. kerran to chatter, croak, G. quarren to grumble, and E. jargon, ajar.] [1913 Webster] 1. To give forth a rudely quivering or tremulous sound; to sound harshly or discordantly; as, the notes jarred on my ears. [1913 Webster]

When such strings jar, what hope of harmony ? --Shak. [1913 Webster]

A string may jar in the best master's hand. --Roscommon. [1913 Webster]

2. To act in opposition or disagreement; to clash; to interfere; to quarrel; to dispute. [1913 Webster]

When those renowned noble peers Greece Through stubborn pride among themselves did jar. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

For orders and degrees Jar not with liberty, but well consist. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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