Definitions of tare

  1. To ascertain or mark the tare of ( goods).
  2. To ascertain or mark the amount of tare.
  3. To ascertain the allowance for the weight of the package.
  4. weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous
  5. any of several weedy vetches grown for forage
  6. A name of several climbing or diffuse leguminous herbs of the genus Vicia; especially, the V. sativa, sometimes grown for fodder.
  7. A weed that grows among wheat and other grain; - alleged by modern naturalists to be the Lolium temulentum, or darnel.
  8. A plant, like the vetch, sometimes cultivated for fodder.
  9. The weight of the vessel or package in which goods are contained: an allowance made for it.
  10. A weed; allowance for the weight of the vessel, & c., containing goods.
  11. Any one of various weeds, as vetch.
  12. An allowance for the weight of the receptacle in which goods are packed.
  13. A weed that grows among corn; a plant of the vetch kind, cultivated for fodder.
  14. An allowance or abatement from the gross weight of goods, in consideration of the weight of the cask, bag or package which contains them.
  15. The allowance among merchants for the weight of the package; in Scrip., a plant or weed destructive to grains; a leguminous plant cultivated as food for horses and cattle; the vetch.
  16. 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.
  17. Tore.
  18. Did tear.
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