Pour
Pour Pour, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Poured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pouring}.] [OE. pouren, of uncertain origin; cf. W. bwrw to cast, throw, shed, bwrw gwlaw to rain.] 1. To cause to flow in a stream, as a liquid or anything flowing like a liquid, either out of a vessel or into it; as, to pour water from a pail; to pour wine into a decanter; to pour oil upon the waters; to pour out sand or dust. [1913 Webster]

2. To send forth as in a stream or a flood; to emit; to let escape freely or wholly. [1913 Webster]

I . . . have poured out my soul before the Lord. --1 Sam. i. 15. [1913 Webster]

Now will I shortly pour out my fury upon thee. --Ezek. vii. 8. [1913 Webster]

London doth pour out her citizens ! --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Wherefore did Nature pour her bounties forth With such a full and unwithdrawing hand ? --Milton. [1913 Webster]

3. To send forth from, as in a stream; to discharge uninterruptedly. [1913 Webster]

Is it for thee the linnet pours his throat ? --Pope. [1913 Webster]


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  • Pour — Pour, v. i. To flow, pass, or issue in a stream, or as a stream; to fall continuously and abundantly; as, the rain pours; the people poured out of the theater. [1913 Webster] In the rude throng pour on with furious pace. Gay. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pour — Pour, n. A stream, or something like a stream; a flood. [Colloq.] A pour of rain. Miss Ferrier. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pour — Pour, a. Poor. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pour — Pour, v. i. To pore. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • POUR — Préposition qui sert à marquer Le motif, ou la cause finale, ou la destination. Dieu donne à l homme pour soutiens l espérance et la résignation. Cet homme fait de l exercice pour sa santé. Il est arrivé du vin pour votre provision. Ces chevaux… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • pour — See: IT NEVER RAINS BUT IT POURS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pour — See: IT NEVER RAINS BUT IT POURS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pour — I. verb Etymology: Middle English Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. a. to cause to flow in a stream b. to dispense from a container < poured drinks for everyone > 2. to supply or produce freely or copiously < …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • POUR — n. m. Nom des poèmes sacrés qui contiennent tout le corps de la théologie des Hindous. Les dix huit pouranas …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • Pour le Mérite — The Pour le Mérite, known informally as the Blue Max (German: Blauer Max),[1] was the Kingdom of Prussia s highest military order for German soldiers until the end of World War I. The award wa …   Wikipedia

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