What does the word tare mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by G. A. Chadwick