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Jar, vb. 1) to tick: “my thoughts are minutes, and with sighs they j. their watches on unto mine eyes,” R2 V, 5, 51 (cf. Watch).
2) to be discordant, to be out of tune: “you delight not in music. Not a whit, when it --s so,” Gent. IV, 2, 67. “the treble --s,” Shr. III, 1, 39. Metaphorically: “our --ing notes agree,” Shr. V, 2, 1. Alls I, 1, 186. H6B II, 1, 57. Lr. IV, 7, 16.
3) to clash, to quarrel: “'tis the base knave that --s,” Shr. III, 1, 47. “that two such noble peers should j.” H6A III, 1, 70. IV, 1, 188. Tit. II, 1, 103. Lr. IV, 7, 32 (Ff --ing, Qq warring).
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