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lay bare • bare your breasts • bare your feelings
syn: publicize, publicise, air
syn: denude, denudate, strip
not having a protective covering • a bare blade
lacking its natural or customary covering • a bare hill • bare feet
just barely adequate or within a lower limit • a bare majority
apart from anything else; without additions or modifications • only the bare facts
syn: mere, simple
lacking a surface finish such as paint • bare wood
providing no shelter or sustenance • bare rocky hills
syn: barren, bleak, desolate, stark
having everything extraneous removed including contents • the bare walls • the cupboard was bare
lacking in amplitude or quantity • a bare livelihood
syn: scanty, spare
lacking embellishment or ornamentation
syn: plain, spare, unembellished, unornamented
completely unclothed • bare bodies
syn: au naturel, naked, nude
1 Usage sample:
They bare the trees.
ORIGIN: Old English bær. Old English barian. Inflected forms.
A little more than a month before the ATF raid, the sheriff had
determined there were no illegal weapons in the Branch Davidian church.
The sheriff, pursuant to a search warrant, had taken in all the arms and
then returned them after determining they were all legal weapons. The
BATF had stated that the presence of illegal weapons was the reason for
the massive assault on the church.
Originally posted by Johnze
ITS BEAR NOT BARE FFS, i mean jeesus, wtf, and you wonder why people dont know whats actualy meant in the constitution.
verb (past bore /bɔː/; past participle borne /bɔːn/)
1 (of a person) carry:he was bearing a tray of brimming glasses the warriors bore lances tipped with iron
(of a vehicle or boat) convey (passengers or cargo):steamboats bear the traveller out of Kerrerra Sound
have or display as a visible mark or feature:many of the papers bore his flamboyant signature
be called by (a name or title):he bore the surname Tiller
(bear oneself) carry or conduct oneself in a specified manner:she bore herself with dignity
2 support; carry the weight of:walls which cannot bear a stone vault
take responsibility for:no one likes to bear the responsibility for such decisions the expert's fee shall be borne by the tenant
be able to accept or stand up to:it is doubtful whether either of these distinctions would bear scrutiny
3 endure (an ordeal or difficulty):she bore the pain stoically
[with modal and negative] manage to tolerate (a situation or experience):she could hardly bear his sarcasm [with infinitive] :I cannot bear to see you hurt
(cannot bear someone/thing) strongly dislike:I can't bear caviar
4 give birth to (a child):she bore sixteen daughters [with two objects] :his wife had borne him a son
(of a tree or plant) produce (fruit or flowers)
5 [no object, with adverbial of direction] turn and proceed in a specified direction:bear left and follow the old drove road
Originally posted by Danbones
"The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government."
I hope that says it as clearly as it needs to be said
You basicaly should not be allowed anywhere near a firearm.
people such as yourself
Perhaps back in those days owning 1 or 2 guns was average, whereas today's accessibility to guns, and the number of guns available, coupled with a society that can afford multiple(more than 2), has unintentionally expanded the original idea a bit.