Definition of shore :
1. A prop, as a timber, placed as a brace or support against the side of a building or other structure; a prop placed beneath anything, as a beam, to prevent it from sinking or sagging.
2. A sewer.
3. imp. of Shear.
4. Same as Shearling.
5. The coast or land adjacent to a large body of water, as an ocean, lake, or large river.
6. To set on shore.
7. To support by a shore or shores; to prop; - usually with up; as, to shore up a building.
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land (part of speech: noun)
- Though what shore of all the earth this is, or how I got here, I know not." - "Cord and Creese", James de Mille.
- Michaelson, after watching the scene for a few minutes, turned abruptly and walked a few feet along the shore. - "The Lost Warship", Robert Moore Williams.
- By Heaven's high will compell'd from shore to shore; With Heaven's high will prepared to suffer more. - "The Odyssey of Homer", Homer, translated by Alexander Pope.