One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of a ship) responding promptly to the helm; easily manageable.
- ‘As she said about a boat in The Philadelphia Story, she was yare - i.e., quick, agile, responding easily.’
Old English gearu ‘prepared, ready’, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch gaar ‘done, dressed’ and German gar ‘ready’.
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