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 for ware
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ware \Ware\, n. [AS. waru caution.]
     The state of being ware or aware; heed. [Obs.] --Wyclif.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ware \Ware\, v. t. [As. warian.]
     To make ware; to warn; to take heed of; to beware of; to
     guard against. "Ware that I say." --Chaucer.
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           God . . . ware you for the sin of avarice. --Chaucer.
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           Then ware a rising tempest on the main.  --Dryden.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ware \Ware\, obs. imp. of Wear.
     Wore.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ware \Ware\, v. t. (Naut.)
     To wear, or veer. See Wear.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ware \Ware\, n. [AS. w[=a]r.] (Bot.)
     Seaweed. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]
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     Ware goose (Zool.), the brant; -- so called because it
        feeds on ware, or seaweed. [Prov. Eng.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ware \Ware\, n. [OE. ware, AS. waru; akin to D. waar, G. waare,
     Icel. & Sw. vara, Dan. vare; and probably to E. worth, a. See
     Worth, a.]
     Articles of merchandise; the sum of articles of a particular
     kind or class; style or class of manufactures; especially, in
     the plural, goods; commodities; merchandise. "Retails his
     wares at wakes." --Shak. "To chaffer with them and eke to
     sell them their ware." --Chaucer.
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           It the people of the land bring ware or any victuals on
           the Sabbath day to sell, that we would not buy it of
           them on the Sabbath, or on the holy day. --Neh. x. 31.
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     Note: Although originally and properly a collective noun, it
           admits of a plural form, when articles of merchandise
           of different kinds are meant. It is often used in
           composition; as in hardware, glassware, tinware, etc.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ware \Ware\, a. [OE. war, AS. w[ae]r. [root]142. See Wary.]
     A ware; taking notice; hence, wary; cautious; on one's guard.
     See Beware. [Obs.]
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           She was ware and knew it bet [better] than he.
                                                    --Chaucer.
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           Of whom be thou ware also.               --2. Tim. iv.
                                                    15.
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           He is ware enough; he is wily and circumspect for
           stirring up any sedition.                --Latimer.
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           The only good that grows of passed fear
           Is to be wise, and ware of like again.   --Spenser.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  ware
      n 1: articles of the same kind or material; usually used in
           combination: `silverware', `software'
      2: commodities offered for sale; "good business depends on
         having good merchandise"; "that store offers a variety of
         products" [syn: merchandise, ware, product]
      v 1: spend extravagantly; "waste not, want not" [syn: consume,
           squander, waste, ware]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  45 Moby Thesaurus words for "ware":
     alive, apprehensive, article, article of commerce,
     article of merchandise, au courant, awake, catalog goods,
     cognizant, commodities, commodity, conscious, consumer goods,
     consumer items, conversant, drug, effects, feature, goods,
     goods for sale, inventory, item, job lot, knowing, lead item,
     leader, line, line of goods, loss leader, mail-order goods,
     merchandise, product, seconds, sensible, sideline, special,
     standard article, staple, staple item, staples, stock,
     stock-in-trade, vendible, vendibles, wares
  
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Ware -- U.S. County in Georgia
     Population (2000):    35483
     Housing Units (2000): 15831
     Land area (2000):     902.293304 sq. miles (2336.928831 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    4.018689 sq. miles (10.408357 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    906.311993 sq. miles (2347.337188 sq. km)
     Located within:       Georgia (GA), FIPS 13
     Location:             31.205650 N, 82.412807 W
     Headwords:
      Ware
      Ware, GA
      Ware County
      Ware County, GA
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Ware, MA -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Massachusetts
     Population (2000):    6174
     Housing Units (2000): 2906
     Land area (2000):     6.174500 sq. miles (15.991881 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.136136 sq. miles (0.352591 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    6.310636 sq. miles (16.344472 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            72845
     Located within:       Massachusetts (MA), FIPS 25
     Location:             42.259965 N, 72.245841 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     01082
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Ware, MA
      Ware
  

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