Ware

Definition of Ware

imp.1.Wore.
v. t.1.(Naut.) To wear, or veer. See Wear.
n.1.(Bot.) Seaweed.
Ware goose
(Zool.) the brant; - so called because it feeds on ware, or seaweed.
1.Articles of merchandise; the sum of articles of a particular kind or class; style or class of manufactures; especially, in the plural, goods; commodities; merchandise.
It the people of the land bring ware or any victuals on the Sabbath day to sell, that we would not buy it of them on the Sabbath, or on the holy day.
- Neh. x. 31.
a.1.A ware; taking notice; hence, wary; cautious; on one's guard. See Beware.
She was ware and knew it bet [better] than he.
- Chaucer.
Of whom be thou ware also.
- 2. Tim. iv. 15.
He is ware enough; he is wily and circumspect for stirring up any sedition.
- Latimer.
The only good that grows of passed fear
Is to be wise, and ware of like again.
- Spenser.
n.1.The state of being ware or aware; heed.
v. t.1.To make ware; to warn; to take heed of; to beware of; to guard against.
God . . . ware you for the sin of avarice.
- Chaucer.
Then ware a rising tempest on the main.
- Dryden.

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alive, apprehensive, article, article of commerce, article of merchandise, au courant, awake, catalog goods, cognizant, commodities, commodity, conscious, consumer goods, consumer items, conversant, drug, effects, feature, goods, goods for sale, inventory, item, job lot, knowing, lead item, leader, line, line of goods, loss leader, mail-order goods, merchandise, product, seconds, sensible, sideline, special, standard article, staple, staple item, staples, stock, stock-in-trade, vendible, vendibles, wares
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