What does the word ware mean?

Usage examples for ware

  1. It was to this noble benefactor that Ware owed not only his education, which was an excellent one, but the means which enabled him afterwards to pursue his art studies in Italy, and upon his return his introduction to commissions as an architect. – Curiosities of Impecuniosity by H. G. Somerville
  2. The sort of thing Ware would understand, too. – Gargoyles by Ben Hecht
  3. Even as it was, Old Zeb had acquired a habit of singing out " Ware heads!" – I Saw Three Ships and Other Winter Tales by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch