Pouring
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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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