tarre (v.)
incite, provoke, arouse
Ham II.ii.352[Rosencrantz to Hamlet, of the two sides in theatre disputes of the time] the nation holds it no sin to tarre them to controversy
KJ IV.i.116[Arthur to Hubert, of the blinding iron] like a dog that is compelled to fight, / Snatch at his master that doth tarre him on
TC I.iii.391[Nestor to Ulysses, of Achilles and Ajax] pride alone / Must tarre the mastiffs on, as 'twere their bone
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