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shore



Pronunciation: (shôr, shōr), [key]
n.
1. the land along the edge of a sea, lake, broad river, etc.
2. some particular country: my native shore.
3. land, as opposed to sea or water: a marine serving on shore.
4. Law.the space between the ordinary high-water and low-water mark.

adj.
of, pertaining to, or located on land, esp. land along the edge of a body of water: a marine on shore duty.

shore



Pronunciation: (shôr, shōr), [key]
n., v., shored, shor•ing.


n.
a supporting post or beam with auxiliary members, esp. one placed obliquely against the side of a building, a ship in drydock, or the like; prop; strut.

v.t.
to support by or as if by a shore or shores; prop (usually fol. by up): to shore up a roof; government subsidies to shore up falling corn prices.

shore



Pronunciation: (shôr, shōr), [key]
v.t., shored, shor•ing. Scot. and North Eng.
1. to threaten (someone).
2. to offer or proffer (something).

Shore



Pronunciation: (shôr, shōr), [key]
n.
Jane, 1445?–1527, mistress of Edward IV of England.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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