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Webster 1913 Edition


Clare

Clare

,
Noun.
A nun of the order of St. Clare.

Webster 1828 Edition


Clare

CLARE

,
Noun.
A nun of the order of St. Clare.

Definition 2023


Clare

Clare

See also: clare and 'clare

English

Proper noun

Clare

  1. A county in the Republic of Ireland
  2. A town in the county of Cavan, Ireland.
  3. A surname derived from place names in England and Ireland, and from Old English clæg"clay" as an occupational name for a worker in clay.
  4. A male given name transferred from the surnames (much less common than the female name).
Translations

Etymology 2

Medieval English vernacular form of Clara.

Proper noun

Clare

  1. A female given name, often spelled Claire in the 20th century.
    • 1604, William Shakespeare, Measure for Measure: Act I, Scene IV:
      Yes, truly: I speak not as desiring more,
      But rather wishing a more strict restraint
      Upon the sisterhood, the votarists of Saint Clare.
    • 1999 Margaret York: The Price of Guilt: page 58:
      "What's your name?"
      "Clare Fairweather," she said. "Awful, isn't it?" and went away, hiding her mirth.

Noun

Clare (plural Clares)

  1. A nun of the order of Saint Clare.
Translations

Anagrams


Manx

Proper noun

Clare f

  1. A female given name, Manx equivalent to Clara.

Mutation

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
Clare Chlare Glare
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

clare

clare

See also: Clare and 'clare

Latin

Adjective

clāre

  1. vocative masculine singular of clārus

References


Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈkla.re]

Adjective

clare f pl, n pl

  1. feminine plural nominative form of clar
  2. feminine plural accusative form of clar
  3. neuter plural nominative form of clar
  4. neuter plural accusative form of clar