Stowre
Stowre \Stowre\, a. See {Stour}, a. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Stowre — Stowre, n. See {Stour}, n. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stowre —  1) a round of a ladder, a hedge stake ; also the staves in the side of a wain, in which the eve rings are fastened, though the large and flat ones are called SLOTES. N.  2) used adjectively, means sturdy, stiff, inflexible, in the South and East …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • stowre — ˈstu̇(ə)r variant of stour I * * * stowr(e see store, stour, stower n.1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stour — (stour or st[=oo]r), n. [OF. estour, estor, tumult, combat, of Teutonic origin. See {Storm}.] A battle or tumult; encounter; combat; disturbance; passion. [Obs.] Fairfax. That woeful stowre. Spenser. [1913 Webster] She that helmed was in starke… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stour — 1. adjective a) tall, large O stronge lady stoor, what doest thou?Chaucer. b) strong, powerful; hardy 2. noun …   Wiktionary

  • bowstar — bowstar, ster, stowre Sc. ff. bolster …   Useful english dictionary

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