Vare (?), n. [Sp. vara staff, wand, L. vara forked pole.] A wand or staff of authority or justice. [Obs.]

His hand a vare of justice did uphold.

Vare, n. (Zoöl.) A weasel. [Prov. Eng.]

Vare widgeon (Zoöl.), a female or young male of the smew; a weasel duck; -- so called from the resemblance of the head to that of a vare, or weasel. [Prov. Eng.]