Gainchare meaning

(now chiefly dialectal) A return; a way of returning; a turning back; a means of escape.
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Origin of gainchare

  • From Middle English ȝeinchar, from Old English ġēanċyrr, ġēanċierr (“a meeting, encounter, a turning against, a coming against, a return”), equivalent to gain- +‎ chare.

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