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adjective
  1. (nautical) Especially of a sailboat, of a vessel which is quick, and agile. Of one which is easy to hand, reef and steer.
1940 My, she was yar...It means, uh...easy to handle, quick to the helm, fast, right. Everything a boat should be, until she develops dry rot. - w:The Philadelphia Story, - written by w:Philip Barry, -
1993 Arr, here be a fine vessel the yarest river-going boat there be. - Captain McAllister? w:Simpsons, The Simpsons ep. w:Boy-Scoutz_N_the_Hood, 1F06
Etymology: (rfc-level, Etymology not at level 3)
  • Old English gearu "ready"
  • Old High German garo "ready"



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