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First published 2000 (DOST Vol. VIII).
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Schore, n.3 [Late ME schore (Prompt. Parv.), MLG, MDu. schōre, schāre (Du. schoor) prop, stay. Cf. ON skorða, ib. Of unknown origin.] A piece of timber used to support a structure when being built or repaired. — 1515 Rentale Dunkeld. (SHS) 293.
[John Rogy, to lead 12] lie schoris [to the bulwark from the wood of Tor, 8 d.]

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