Shore



noun
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.
adjective
5.
of, relating to, or located on land, especially land along the edge of a body of water:
a marine on shore duty.
noun
1.
a supporting post or beam with auxiliary members, especially one placed obliquely against the side of a building, a ship in drydock, or the like; prop; strut.
verb (used with object), shored, shoring.
2.
to support by or as if by a shore or shores; prop (usually followed by up):
to shore up a roof; government subsidies to shore up falling corn prices.
verb (used with object), shored, shoring. Scot. and North England.
1.
to threaten (someone).
2.
to offer or proffer (something).
noun
1.
Jane, 1445?–1527, mistress of Edward IV of England.
noun
1.
the land along the edge of a sea, lake, or wide river related adjective littoral
2.

land, as opposed to water (esp in the phrase on shore)
(as modifier): shore duty

3.
(law) the tract of coastland lying between the ordinary marks of high and low water
4.
(often pl) a country: his native shores
verb
5.
(transitive) to move or drag (a boat) onto a shore
noun
1.
a prop, post, or beam used to support a wall, building, ship in dry dock, etc
verb
2.
(transitive) often foll by up. to prop or make safe with or as if with a shore
verb
1.
(Austral & NZ) a past tense of shear

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