(v. t.) To ascertain or mark the tare of (goods).
(n.) A name of several climbing or diffuse leguminous herbs of the genus Vicia; especially, the V. sativa, sometimes grown for fodder.
(n.) Deficientcy in the weight or quantity of goods by reason of the weight of the cask, bag, or whatever contains the commodity, and is weighed with it; hence, the allowance or abatement of a certain weight or quantity which the seller makes to the buyer on account of the weight of such cask, bag, etc.
(n.) A weed that grows among wheat and other grain; - alleged by modern naturalists to be the Lolium temulentum, or darnel.
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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Tare'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/t/tare.html. 1828.