tare

Part of speech: noun

Any one of various weeds, as vetch.

Part of speech: noun

An allowance for the weight of the receptacle in which goods are packed.

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Usage examples "tare":

  1. Every way of thinking she has, rubs me up the wrong way; and as for her view of me, I am just a tare sown among her wheat. - "Marcella", Mrs. Humphry Ward.
  2. And they brought him unto Him: and when He saw him, straightway the spirit tare him grievously; and he fell on the ground, and wallowed foaming. - "The Gospel According to St. Mark", G. A. Chadwick.