Definition of scour:
- A place scoured out by running water, as in the bed of a stream below a fall.
- Diarrhoea or dysentery among cattle.
- The act of scouring.
- To be purged freely; to have a diarrhoea.
- To clean anything by rubbing.
- To cleanse anything.
- To cleanse or clear, as by a current of water; to flush.
- To pass swiftly over; to brush along; to traverse or search thoroughly; as, to scour the coast.
- To purge; as, to scour a horse.
- To remove by rubbing or cleansing; to sweep along or off; to carry away or remove, as by a current of water; - often with off or away.
- To rub hard with something rough, as sand or Bristol brick, especially for the purpose of cleaning; to clean by friction; to make clean or bright; to cleanse from grease, dirt, etc., as articles of dress.
- To run swiftly; to rove or range in pursuit or search of something; to scamper.
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