scaur


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scaur

(skɔːr)
n
a Scot variant of scar1
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Now scaur and ravine changed and rolled back to jagged mountains on the horizon's edge, and now broke into hills lower and lower, till at last came the true plains.
The daughter of Cape Cross was bred by John Wills, who keeps seven mares at his White Scaur Farm, in the shadow of Skiddaw, one of the Lake District's highest peaks, and who bred Rising Cross from a mare he bought out of a selling hurdle eight years ago.
STRONG ROOTS: Eddie Durrant (left) and Les Jones with a tuber which will be the source of an abundance of dahlias Picture: LISA CAREY; IN FULL BLOOM: Eddie's garden in the summer; VARIETY: Scaur Swinton (top), a show display (above) and Kiwi Gloria (below), one of Eddie's creations