Were(wr), n. [AS. wer; akin to OS. & OHG. wer, Goth. war, L. vir, Skr. vra. Cf. Weregild, and Werewolf.]
1. A man.
2. A fine for slaying a man; the money value set upon a man's life; weregild.
Every man was valued at a certain sum, which was called his were.Bosworth.
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