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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  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 
  2.  To  send  forth  as  in  a  stream  or  a  flood;  to  emit;  to  let 
  escape  freely  or  wholly. 
  I  .  .  .  have  poured  out  my  soul  before  the  Lord.  --1 
  Sam.  i.  15. 
  Now  will  I  shortly  pour  out  my  fury  upon  thee. 
  --Ezek.  vii. 
  London  doth  pour  out  her  citizens  !  --Shak. 
  Wherefore  did  Nature  pour  her  bounties  forth  With 
  such  a  full  and  unwithdrawing  hand  ?  --Milton. 
  3.  To  send  forth  from  as  in  a  stream;  to  discharge 
  Is  it  for  thee  the  linnet  pours  his  throat  ?  --Pope. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  flowing  profusely;  "a  gushing  hydrant";  "pouring  flood 
  waters"  [syn:  {gushing}] 
  n  :  the  act  of  baptizing  someone  by  pouring  water  on  their  head 
  [syn:  {affusion}] 

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