Definition of Poring

1. Verb. (present participle of pore) ¹



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Definition of Poring

1. pore [v] - See also: pore

Poring Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poring

poriest
porifer
poriferal
poriferan
poriferans
poriferologist
poriferologists
poriferology
poriferous
porifers
poriform
porime
porimes
porin
poriness
poring (current term)
poring over
porins
porism
porismatic
porisms
poristic
porite
porites
pork-and-veal goulash
pork-barreling
pork-barrelling
pork-fish
pork and beans

Literary usage of Poring

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1. Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart by John Gibson Lockhart (1839)
"I remember observing him many times in the Advocates' Library poring over maps and gazetteers with care and anxiety; and the following is one of many ..."

2. The Journal of the Rev. Francis Asbury, Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal by Francis Asbury (1821)
"When a child, I thought it strange my mother should stand by a large window poring over a book for hours together. From my childhood I may say, ..."

3. Biographia juridica. A biographical dictionary of the judges of England from by Edward Foss (1870)
"poring the absences also of the next chancellor, John de Langton, from March 4 to 30,1297, and from February 20 to June 16, 1299, he held the Seal and ..."

4. A New and General Biographical Dictionary;: Containing an Historical and (1762)
"... poring upon barbarous •ks and wild words, and in making five Gothic or Teu- ic lexicons, yet it did not any ways ..."

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