EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

scur (plural scurs)

  1. (veterinary) A distorted horn, regrown after the disbudding operation of a goat, sheep, or cow.

Etymology 2Edit

Compare scour (to run).

VerbEdit

scur (third-person singular simple present scurs, present participle scurring, simple past and past participle scurred)

  1. (intransitive, obsolete, Britain, dialect) To move hastily; to scour.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for scur in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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AromanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably ultimately from Latin obscūrus, perhaps through the intermediate of Italian scuro.

AdjectiveEdit

scur

  1. dark brown (usually of hair)
  2. (figurative) sombre

Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *skūrō, whence also Old High German scūr, Old Norse skúr, from Proto-Indo-European *kew-(e)ro-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sċūr m or f

  1. shower

DescendantsEdit


Old High GermanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-West Germanic *skūru, from Proto-Germanic *skūrō, whence also Old Saxon skūr, Old English scūr, Old Norse skúr.

NounEdit

scūr m

  1. shower

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *skūrō (shelter)

NounEdit

scūr m

  1. shelter

DescendantsEdit