Scaur
Scaur Scaur, n. A precipitous bank or rock; a scar. [1913 Webster]

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  • scaur — Scar Scar, n. [Scot. scar, scaur, Icel. sker a skerry, an isolated rock in the sea; akin to Dan. ski[ae]r, Sw. sk[ a]r. Cf. {Skerry}.] An isolated or protruding rock; a steep, rocky eminence; a bare place on the side of a mountain or steep bank… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scaur — noun /skɔː/ A steep cliff or bank …   Wiktionary

  • scaur — skÉ”r /skɔː n. precipitous hill, precipice; cliff …   English contemporary dictionary

  • SCAUR — Scauri, Scaurus …   Abbreviations in Latin Inscriptions

  • scaur — noun archaic spelling of scar (in sense 3) …   English new terms dictionary

  • scaur — var. of SCAR(2) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scaur Water — is a river in the region of Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.It flows from its source near Sanquhar in the Southern Uplands and joins the River Nith two miles southwest of Thornhill. The total length is 18.5 miles. During its course it descends… …   Wikipedia

  • Scar — Scar, n. [Scot. scar, scaur, Icel. sker a skerry, an isolated rock in the sea; akin to Dan. ski[ae]r, Sw. sk[ a]r. Cf. {Skerry}.] An isolated or protruding rock; a steep, rocky eminence; a bare place on the side of a mountain or steep bank of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dumfries and Galloway — See also: Dumfries and Galloway (UK Parliament constituency) Dumfries and Galloway Dumfries an Gallowa Dùn Phris is Gall Ghaidhealaibh Logo Location …   Wikipedia

  • Shinnel Water — Shinnel Water, also spelt Shinnell, is a river in the region of Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.It rises in the hills of Tynron Parish in the Southern Uplands at an altitude of 460m, and flows 13 miles to join Scaur Water near Penpont, at an… …   Wikipedia

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