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 (stour, sto͝or, stôr)
A river, about 70 km (45 mi) long, of southeast England emptying into the North Sea in two channels enclosing the Isle of Thanet.


(staʊə) or


1. turmoil or conflict
2. dust; a cloud of dust
[C14: from Old French estour armed combat, of Germanic origin; related to Old High German sturm storm]


1. (Placename) Also called: Great Stour a river in S England, in Kent, rising in the Weald and flowing N to the North Sea: separates the Isle of Thanet from the mainland
2. (Placename) any of several smaller rivers in England
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Macafee (2001:166) remarks: 'Ah wad claim at the Scottish National Dictionary Association (SNDA), lik modern museums, hes made a successfu transection fae a stoory curatorial role tae yin o outreach an the biggin up o the culture.
If they could wind back the clock, the Tannadice youth policy would be based on 8-year-old chimney sweeps, cleaning the stoory lums of Lochee, before they got to spend their wages on a game of 5-a-side.