• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Cyar sī′ar the internal auditory meatus.
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In literature:

Yassir, when I heerd from Miss Sally I done comed here to tek cyar ob her.
"The Crossing" by Winston Churchill
Lots of 'em nuver seed the cyars; some of 'em nuver seed a wagon.
"'Hell fer Sartain' and Other Stories" by John Fox, Jr.
The dining-cyars would take your frawgs, and yu' would have the Yellowstone Park for four months in the year.
"The Virginian" by Owen Wister
So she started explaining in tanglefoot English to her lady how her lady must have took them from her before leavin' the cyar.
"The Jimmyjohn Boss and Other Stories" by Owen Wister
Thar's only you left to cyar' on yo' side of it, and you'd make mighty po' killin'.
"Whirligigs" by O. Henry
Miss Johnnie Consadine's a-bringin' him down in his own cyar!
"The Power and the Glory" by Grace MacGowan Cooke
Yes Ma'am, dey had a cyar'iage driver, he didn't do much 'cept look attar de hawses an' drive de white folkses 'roun'.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves: Volume IV, Georgia Narratives, Part 1" by Work Projects Administration
Mr. Colbrith nebber goes nowhah's 'dout he teks a pahty in de cyar.
"Empire Builders" by Francis Lynde
Dat man's mind was on his bizness when I seen him in de smokin' cyar, an' he ain't thinkin' of nothin' else!
"The Ghost Breaker" by Charles Goddard
Why somethin' mout happen to a lady, if she didn't have a man or know how to take cyar of herse'f.
"The River Prophet" by Raymond S. Spears

In poetry:

There's Cabs on Stands
And Shandthry danns;
There's Waggons from New York here;
There's Lapland Sleighs
Have cross'd the seas,
And Jaunting Cyars from Cork here.
"The Crystal Palace" by William Makepeace Thackeray