Owre

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Owre (Zoöl) The aurochs.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Owre owr (Spens.) Same as Aurochs.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. ūr,; akin to G. auer,ochs, OHG. ūr, ūr,ohso, Icel. ūrr,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. úr.

Usage

In literature:

The time of the shield and banner may come owre soon upon us.
"Ringan Gilhaize" by John Galt
And the soner ve broght owr purpose to pass it ver the better, before harwest.
"James VI and the Gowrie Mystery" by Andrew Lang
The gallows is owre guid for him.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume III" by Various
I wuss she mayna tak to her wings again, and owre the knowe.
"Recreations of Christopher North, Volume I (of 2)" by John Wilson
But," she added pathetically, turning to her husband, "ye have been owre lang in coming!
"Witch Stories" by E. Lynn (Elizabeth Lynn) Linton
I sometimes thought he made owre great a phrase About fine poems, histories, and plays.
"Allan Ramsay" by William Henry Oliphant Smeaton
They cam frae south owre some way, and I am sure they hae seen better days.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume I" by Various
I haena seen his match this mony a day, and I'm fear'd they're owre thin sawn for me to see't for mony a day to come.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland" by Various
He is dancing owre gunpoother where the touch-fire is creeping to it.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland" by Various
It's, I doot, owre true.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland" by Various
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In poetry:

It was a wild black nicht,
But o the win's roar we
Kept juist eneuch to hear oor herts beat
Owre it triumphantly.
"In The Hedgeback" by Hugh MacDiarmid
Oh, noo, her heart was like to break,
For she cou'd naither gang nor staun';
But, slippin' owre the bed, she tried
To creep to him on knee and haun'.
"The Fever-Cloud" by Janet Hamilton
And ah! how sweet the murmur rang
Frae busy labour's rural thrang!
That sta' the upland heights amang' And echoing spread
Owre Castle, Butts, and Knott, alang
The Backwalk shade;
"The Links O' Forth : Or, A Parting Peep At The Carse O' Sterling" by Hector MacNeill
Whan famishin' Tories, owre benches and stools,
Cam' loupin' an' yellin', the Whigamore fools
Left a' in their han's, an' took aff to the hill,
In the "Cave o' Adullam" was buried the bill.
"Rhymes For The Times: III" by Janet Hamilton
For a wee burdie sang, as roun' her it flew,
Sweet lassie, tak' tent—he's owre sweet to be true;
He's oot in the e'enin's whan ye dinna ken,
An' they say he's been seen wi' Kate o' the Glen.
"Effie: A Ballad" by Janet Hamilton
A warning voice, sad owre the main
Cries, Haste ye! -- haste! -- break aff the strain:
Strevlina's towers and peerless plain Ye'll ne'er review!--
Dear haunts o' youth, and luve's saft pain,
A last adieu!
"The Links O' Forth : Or, A Parting Peep At The Carse O' Sterling" by Hector MacNeill

In news:

The Art Moderne movement raging across America at that time was largely ignored by Owre -- his towers would be original works that had no contemporary, not even in his native Norway where Modernism was already the norm.
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In science:

Owre, “Principles and Pragmatics of Su btyping in PVS. ” in Recent Trends in Algebraic Development Techniques, 14th International Workshop, WADT ’99, ser.
Formalizing cCSP Synchronous Semantics in PVS
Bensalem, S., Lakhnech, Y., Owre, S.: Computing abstractions of infinite state systems compositionally and automatically.
Syntactic Abstraction of B Models to Generate Tests
We present here our library of Taylor models in PVS (Owre et al., 1992).
A library of Taylor models for PVS automatic proof checker
PVS3 (Prototype Verification System) by Owre et al. (1992; 2001a; 2001b) is one environment for the development and analysis of formal specifications that allows the elaboration of theories and proofs.
A library of Taylor models for PVS automatic proof checker
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