Pronunciation: (gär),[key] —n., —pl.(esp. collectively)gar,(esp. referring to two or more kinds or species)gars. 1. Also called garfish, garpike. any predaceous freshwater fish of the genus Lepisosteus, of North America, covered with hard, diamond-shaped scales and having long jaws with needlelike teeth.
2. needlefish (def. 1).
Pronunciation: (gär),[key] —v.t.,garred, gar•ring. 1. Scot.to compel or force (someone) to do something.
2. Scot. and North Eng. Obs.to do, perform, or cause.