Definition of Clour
1. to knock or bump [v -ED, -ING, -S]
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Literary usage of Clour
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Harper's Cyclopaedia of British and American Poetry edited by Epes Sargent (1882)
"The giant ledges, red ami seamed, The. clour, blue sky, tree-fretted ; The mottled light that round us streamed, The brooklet, vexed and petted ; The bees ..."
2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1835)
"Well, well, Mr Bland and Mr clour, we shall not say any thing more on those subjects just now ... We are auld friends, especially Mr clour there and myself. ..."
3. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1887)
"The error originated in Pinkerton's version of the poem, which supplied the To CLOOR, clour, CLOWER, ». a. To dint, ° to make a mark or impression, ..."
4. A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch: With an Introductory Chapter Onthe Poetry by Charles Mackay (1888)
"That cane o' yours would gie a clour on a man's head eneuch to produce a phrenological ... clour is a heavy blow— the lump is only the result of a clour. ..."
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