Shored
Shore Shore, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Shored}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shoring}.] [OE. schoren. See {Shore} a prop.] To support by a shore or shores; to prop; -- usually with up; as, to shore up a building. [1913 Webster]

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