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Mid 19th century. In some forms from French Adjar a native of Adjara and its etymon Russian adžar from the base of Georgian Ač'ara, the name of Adjara, Ač'areli (noun) a native of Adjara, (as adjective, only of people) belonging or relating to Adjara. In some forms directly from Georgian Ač'ara. With use as adjective compare Russian adžarskij.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.