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jar vb. (2 cf. JAR sb. 2)
1. to make a musical discord, be out of tune Gent. IV. ii. 68, Shr. III. i. 40 “the treble jars” ; in fig. context Shr. V. ii. 1 “our jarring notes agree,” All'sW. I. i. 188 “His jarring concord,” 2H6 II. i. 57 “When such strings jar,” Lr. IV. vii. 16 “The untun'd and jarring senses.”
2. to cause (a watch) to tick R2 V. v. 51.
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