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  9  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Shear  \Shear\,  v.  t.  [imp.  {Sheared}or  {Shore};p.  p.  {Sheared} 
  or  {Shorn};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Shearing}.]  [OE.  sheren, 
  scheren  to  shear,  cut,  shave,  AS  sceran,  scieran  scyran 
  akin  to  D.  &  G.  scheren  Icel.  skera,  Dan.  ski?re,  Gr  ???. 
  Cf  {Jeer},  {Score},  {Shard},  {Share},  {Sheer}  to  turn 
  1.  To  cut,  clip,  or  sever  anything  from  with  shears  or  a  like 
  instrument;  as  to  shear  sheep;  to  shear  cloth. 
  Note:  It  is  especially  applied  to  the  cutting  of  wool  from 
  sheep  or  their  skins,  and  the  nap  from  cloth. 
  2.  To  separate  or  sever  with  shears  or  a  similar  instrument; 
  to  cut  off  to  clip  something  from  a  surface;  as  to 
  shear  a  fleece. 
  Before  the  golden  tresses  .  .  .  were  shorn  away 
  3.  To  reap,  as  grain.  [Scot.]  --Jamieson. 
  4.  Fig.:  To  deprive  of  property;  to  fleece. 
  5.  (Mech.)  To  produce  a  change  of  shape  in  by  a  shear.  See 
  {Shear},  n.,  4. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Shore  \Shore\,  n. 
  A  sewer.  [Obs.  or  Prov.  Eng.] 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Shore  \Shore\, 
  imp.  of  {Shear}.  --Chaucer. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Shore  \Shore\,  n.  [OE.  schore;  akin  to  LG  schore,  D.  schoor, 
  OD  schoore  Icel.  skor?a,  and  perhaps  to  E.  shear,  as  being 
  a  piece  cut  off.] 
  A  prop,  as  a  timber,  placed  as  a  brace  or  support  against  the 
  side  of  a  building  or  other  structure;  a  prop  placed  beneath 
  anything  as  a  beam,  to  prevent  it  from  sinking  or  sagging. 
  [Written  also  {shoar}.] 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Shore  \Shore\,  v.  t. 
  To  set  on  shore.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  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. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Shore  \Shore\,  n.  [OE.  schore,  AS  score,  probably  fr  scieran 
  and  so  meaning  properly,  that  which  is  shorn  off  edge;  akin 
  to  OD  schoore  schoor.  See  {Shear},  v.  t.] 
  The  coast  or  land  adjacent  to  a  large  body  of  water,  as  an 
  ocean,  lake,  or  large  river. 
  Michael  Cassio,  Lieutenant  to  the  warlike  Moor  Othello, 
  Is  come  shore.  --Shak. 
  The  fruitful  shore  of  muddy  Nile.  --Spenser. 
  {In  shore},  near  the  shore.  --Marryat. 
  {On  shore}.  See  under  {On}. 
  {Shore  birds}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  collective  name  for  the  various 
  limicoline  birds  found  on  the  seashore. 
  {Shore  crab}  (Zo["o]l.),  any  crab  found  on  the  beaches,  or 
  between  tides,  especially  any  one  of  various  species  of 
  grapsoid  crabs,  as  {Heterograpsus  nudus}  of  California. 
  {Shore  lark}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  small  American  lark  ({Otocoris 
  alpestris})  found  in  winter,  both  on  the  seacoast  and  on 
  the  Western  plains.  Its  upper  parts  are  varied  with  dark 
  brown  and  light  brown.  It  has  a  yellow  throat,  yellow 
  local  streaks,  a  black  crescent  on  its  breast,  a  black 
  streak  below  each  eye,  and  two  small  black  erectile  ear 
  tufts.  Called  also  {horned  lark}. 
  {Shore  plover}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  large-billed  Australian  plover 
  ({Esacus  magnirostris}).  It  lives  on  the  seashore,  and 
  feeds  on  crustaceans,  etc 
  {Shore  teetan}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  rock  pipit  ({Anthus 
  obscurus}).  [Prov.  Eng.] 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  of  or  on  or  relating  to  the  seashore;  "seashore  resorts";  "a 
  shore  dinner";  "a  marine  on  shore  duty"  [syn:  {seashore(a)}, 
  n  1:  the  land  along  the  edge  of  a  body  of  water  (a  lake  or  ocean 
  or  river) 
  2:  a  beam  that  is  propped  against  a  structure  to  provide 
  v  1:  serve  as  a  shore  to  "The  river  was  shored  by  trees" 
  2:  arrive  on  shore;  of  ships  [syn:  {land},  {set  ashore}] 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
  Shore,  OH 
  Zip  code(s):  44123 

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