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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR JAR

Therefore, proceed to place the rubber and cover on the jar.

He recalled his condescending tone to her, and recollected his anxiety about the jar.

The khan asserted his loyalty and that of his neighbour the Khan of Jar.

By the 19th all were given up, and on the 20th the troops moved back to Jar.

He had opened a jar of blackberry jam, and was just going for it with both hands.

Cover the jar, and set it up to the neck in a kettle of boiling water.

Then take out the jar and strain the essence of the beef into a bowl.

When they are cold, tie up the jar; covering the cork with leather.

Strain the brine into the jar, so as to be about two inches above the butter.

Then transfer it to a jar, and set the jar into a pot of boiling water.

WORD ORIGIN

1520s, "to make a harsh, grating sound," usually said to be echoic or imitative, but no one explains how, or of what. Figurative sense of "have an unpleasant effect on" is from 1530s; that of "cause to vibrate or shake" is from 1560s. Related: Jarred; jarring.

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