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 other match saw First Division Summerhill give Premier Side Scaur a run for their money.
Tenders are invited for Providing and laying of distribution system providing and installation of pumping machinery for water works and Boosting Station, Construction of Pump Chambers, scaur well for Boosting Station at Water Works Ganga Distt.
The short section I cycle down takes me past Fort Scaur, an imposing 19th century fortress designed to protect the Naval Dockyard from enemies attacking from the South Shore beaches.
Bend 'gainst the steepy hill thy breast, Burst down like torrent from its crest; With short and springing footstep pass The trembling bog and false morass; Across the brook like roebuck bound, And thread the brake like questing hound; The crag is high, the scaur is deep, Yet shrink not from the desperate leap (Canto Third, XIII: 1-12) From the steep promontory gazed The stranger, raptured and amazed [.
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.