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First published 1965 (SND Vol. VI).

OUTPOUR, n., v. Also oot-poor. A heavy fall of rain, sleet, or snow (Bnff. 1866 Gregor D. Bnff. 120; ‡Ork. 1964), a downpour. [′utpur]ne.Sc. 1884 D. Grant Lays 2:
When this ooncommon ootpoor fell Fae skies as black as ink.

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