Stoor

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Stoor Strong; powerful; hardy; bold; audacious. "O stronge lady stoor , what doest thou?"
    • v. i Stoor To rise in clouds, as dust.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • stoor Great; large; strong; mighty.
    • stoor Stiff; hard; harsh.
    • stoor Austere; harsh; severe; violent; turbulent: said of persons or their words or actions.
    • stoor Harsh; deep-toned.
    • stoor To move; stir.
    • stoor To move actively; keep stirring.
    • stoor To rise up in clouds, as smoke, dust, etc.
    • stoor To stir up, as liquor.
    • stoor Hence To pour; especially, to pour leisurely out of any vessel held high.
    • stoor To sprinkle.
    • n stoor Stir; bustle; agitation; contention.
    • n stoor Dust in motion; hence, also, dust at rest.
    • n stoor A gush of water.
    • n stoor Spray.
    • n stoor A sufficient quantity of yeast for brewing.
    • n stoor A Middle English form of store.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Stoor stōōr (obs.) great, formidable: stiff, harsh, austere
    • Stoor Also Stour
    • n Stoor stōōr dust in motion—hence commotion, bustle: a gush of water
    • v.t Stoor to stir up, to pour out
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. stōr,; akin to LG. stur, Icel. stōrr,

Usage

In literature:

He that blaws in the stoor fills his ain een.
"The Proverbs of Scotland" by Alexander Hislop
I gat the stoor oot o' my e'en braw an' early.
"The Men of the Moss-Hags" by S. R. Crockett
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In poetry:

Let them at think joys nobbut dwell
Wheear riches are piled up i' stoor,
Try to get a gooid share for thersel'
But leave me mi snug cot up o'th' moor.
"Old Moorcock" by John Hartley
Let them 'at think joys nobbut dwell
Wheear riches are piled up i' stoor,
Try to get a gooid share for thersel',
But leave me mi snug cot up o' th' moor
"Aw'm Havin' A Smook Bi Misel'," by John Hartley
An shoo profiside trubble an care,
Wor i' stoor at noa far distant day,
An shoo muttered "poor Sal, aw declare,
Tha's thrown thisen reight cleean away."
"A Pair O' Black Een" by John Hartley

In news:

Jeannette " Jann " (Westerberg) Stoor, 78, 1020 S 20th St, Escanaba, passed away on Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012, at Marquette General Hospital.
Jeannette "Jann" (Westerberg) Stoor , 78, 1020 S 20th St, Escanaba, passed away on Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012, at Marquette General Hospital.
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In science:

Die eenvoudigste manier is om inligting herhaalde kere te stoor en, as kopie ¨e later van mekaar verskil, ’n meerderheidstem te neem ten einde die fout te herstel.
Quantum computing (Kwantumberekening)
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