Bare to carry arms

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The more usual wording today would be bear, but bare was formerly used.


Bear \Bear\ (b[^a]r), v. t. [imp. Bore (b[=o]r) (formerly Bare (b[^a]r)); p. p. Born (b[^o]rn), Borne (b[=o]r); p. pr. & vb. n. Bearing.]

[OE. beren, AS. beran, beoran, to bear, carry, produce; akin to D. baren to bring forth, G. geb["a]ren, Goth. ba['i]ran to bear or carry, Icel. bera, Sw. b["a]ra, Dan. b[ae]re, OHG. beran, peran, L. ferre to bear, carry, produce, Gr. fe`rein, OSlav brati to take, carry, OIr. berim I bear, Skr. bh[.r] to bear. [root]92. Cf. Fertile.]

1. To support or sustain; to hold up. 2. To support and remove or carry; to convey. I 'll bear your logs the while. --Shak. 3. To conduct; to bring; -- said of persons. [Obs.]

Bear them to my house. --Shak. 4. To possess and use, as power; to exercise. Every man should bear rule in his own house. --Esther i. 22. 5. To sustain; to have on (written or inscribed, or as a mark), as, the tablet bears this inscription. 6. To possess or carry, as a mark of authority or distinction; to wear; as, to bear a sword, badge, or name. 7. To possess mentally; to carry or hold in the mind; to entertain; to harbor --Dryden.

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What does to bare arms mean?

Bare arms means, your arms (limbs) are uncovered.To bear arms means to carry a weapon.

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If using the word as to carry or bring as in "to bear arms" then it is bear. If using the word as uncoveredas in "his arms were bare" than it is bare.

When was The Right to Bare Arms created?

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A right to keep bare arms----------------------------------Had to keep to first answer in for comedy effect. The Second Amendment has nothing to do with the right to keep your arms bare but the right to keep and bear (carry) arms (weapons).The Second Amendment reads: "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."

Which spelling is correct - bear in mind or bare in mind?

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the second amensment

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