Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Akin to LG. schüren, D. schuren, schueren, G. scheuern, Dan. skure,; Sw. skura,; all possibly fr. LL. escurare, fr. L. ex, + curare, to take care. Cf. Cure
On three successive afternoons, O'Hara and Moriarty scoured the downs, and on each occasion they drew blank.
"The Gold Bat" by P. G. Wodehouse
He then scoured the whole country, sparing only those who preserved their lives by the surrender of their wealth.
"History of Rome from the Earliest times down to 476 AD" by Robert F. Pennell
In speed we can outrun the heavy armed Roman soldiers with ease, but their cavalry will scour the plain.
"Beric the Briton" by G. A. Henty
Rewards had been offered, the country had been scoured, but no Injun Joe was found.
"The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Part 6." by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
They will find out then that you have escaped, and will no doubt scour the country.
"Rujub, the Juggler" by G. A. Henty
It is annoying and difficult to scour around after hogs, in armor.
"A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Part 4." by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
My surprise was great: the place was newly swept and scoured.
"A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Part 5." by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
They had no doubt been scouring the country generally, and the discovery was accidental.
"Among Malay Pirates" by G. A. Henty
They launched themselves through the open entrance, gained the space beyond, and scoured away to the battlefield.
"The Last Of The Barons, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Like the rooks, too, they are privileged to scour over the farmers' fields all round home, and play the very devil.
"The Attache" by Thomas Chandler Haliburton
Sedate and proud old cities,—
Loved well enough by me,
Then how should I be yearning
To scour the earth and sea.
"The Cross-Current" by Abbie Farwell Brown
He'll wash thee in the cleansing flood
Of his dear Son's most precious blood,
And scour away thy vices quite,
'Till he has made thee lily-white.
"Advice To Those Who Are Desirous Of Obtaining God's Favour, And Forgiveness Of Their Sins" by Rees Prichard
Still, still shall last the dreadful chase,
Till time itself shall have an end;
By day, they scour earth's cavern'd space,
At midnight's witching hour, ascend.
"The Wild Huntsman" by Sir Walter Scott
A deluge billow scoured the land off seas,
With widened jaws, and slaughter was its foam.
For food, for clothing, ambush, refuge, home,
The lesser savage offered bogs and trees.
"Forest History" by George Meredith
As fierce they scour along the flow'ry mead,
Shrinks Nature's face before the brushing sweep;
Till bleak and bare he sits in tarnish'd weed,
And all her sympathetic votaries weep.
"Time: An Elegy. Written Near The Ruins Of Elgin Cathedral" by Robert Alves
All the wide world have I search'd for my darling;
Scour'd the far desert and sail'd distant seas.
Once on the wave while the tempest was snarling,
Flash'd a fair face that brought quiet and ease.
"The Bride Of The Sea" by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
We've been hearing whispers of Beyoncé's new braided do all week—and by whispers we mean we've scoured the Internets for sketchy pixelated images of the back of her head at a Nas party (What.
Investigators scour data, records show.
Scouring the Web for all things Brooklyn .
A search team scoured the area, and a helicopter found his body early Sunday morning.
When I'm in full shopping mode, I'll scour the web for hours.
"We did the legwork so that they can compare them 'apples-to-apples' without scouring several websites for the information.".
Classes are even offered to financial professionals on "how to find investable assets" by scouring through a client's tax return.
Daybreak Daily's afternoon scouring of the pop-culture pans finds a name that sounds strangely familiar, some Al Green bars, other things, and the mystery music video.
More than 70 children and their parents scour Salem's K-mart store cramming their carts with toys for needy children.
Candidates scoured the state for last-minute votes over the weekend as they headed for the finish line.
And for those who might need an incentive to scour their bills, the new statements promise a reward of up to $1,000 for a tip that leads to uncovering fraud.
Joseph Caramadre has spent a lifetime scouring the fine print .
To help take your mind off the mess I've scoured the web (www.aprilfoolzone.com) for some of the best April fools pranks.
FBI to scour California well for more 'Speed Freak ' victims.
Hale 's departure now leaves the Orioles to fill his role, a search that might take a while since staffs in Toronto, Boston, and Cleveland have scoured other staffs to assemble their own.
Astronomical observations demonstrate conclusively that T-Tauri-type outbursts can be of sufficient magnitude to scour the terrestrial-planet region of our Solar System.
Nature of Planetary Matter and Magnetic Field Generation in the Solar System
This is consistent with the picture that cores in giant ellipticals are scoured by SMBH binary inspirals during successive merger events – assuming only that relaxation times are long enough in those systems for the results from different mergers to be cumulative.
Mergers of Unequal Mass Galaxies: Supermassive Black Hole Binary Evolution and Structure of Merger Remnants
But at the same time, no-one knows what the full luminosity range of systems that might be generated by “core-scouring” look like, nor what the kinematics of those ob jects might be, particularly if the initial mergers are of unequal mass, and some amount of gas (as in “damp” mergers) is present in the ﬁrst steps.
Cores and the Kinematics of Early-Type Galaxies
Scouring our computer calculations, we have found an example of each of the possibilities for bad curves enumerated in the previous section, and so all of these possibilities do indeed occur.
The maximum number of points on a curve of genus 4 over F_8 is 25
The accompanying erosion scoured off in excess of 5000 feet of the sedimentary rock that covers other parts of the Great Plains, exposing the dome.
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