Shore is the land closest to a body of water.(noun)
An example of a shore is a sandy beach.
See shore in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME schore < OE *score (akin to MLowG schore) < or akin to scorian, to jut out < IE base *(s)ker-, to cut > harvest
Origin: ME schore, akin to MDu, ON skortha, a prop, stay: for IE base see shore
transitive verb, intransitive verb
See shore in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English shore
Origin: , from Old English scora; see sker-1 in Indo-European roots.
transitive verb shored shored, shor·ing, shores
Origin: Middle English shoren
Origin: , from shore, prop
Origin: , probably from Middle Low German schōre, barrier
Origin: , or Middle Dutch scōre, prop.
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