quare


quare
I
Everyday English Slang in Ireland
n contrary to popular belief this does not mean queer or strange but great! - it's irish irony
II
Mawdesley Glossary
queer.
III
Mid Ulster English
very, considerable (eg. "A quare distance")
Used throughout Ireland, a different pronunciation and extended meaning of "queer".

English dialects glossary. 2013.

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  • Quare — Stelle dir eine Quare, si non vis errare. – Eiselein, 517; Simrock, 8036 …   Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon

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