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First published 2000 (DOST Vol. VIII).
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Schore, v.2 Also: shoar. [e.m.E. shore to run aground (a1600); S(c)hor(e n.2] a. tr. To cast ashore; to wreck. b. intr. To sail along a coast. —a. 1612 Brechin Test. II 236.
Ane half of ane Nurroway [MS Murroway] wecht of fir quhilk was schorit & brokin in the schoir of Arbrothe
b. 1632 Lithgow Trav. vii 334.
Shoaring along … the … Calabrian coast … we landed at Naples

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