Shore definitions

shôr
Land at or near the edge of a body of water, esp. along an ocean, large lake, etc.
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Land as opposed to water.
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The land along the edge of an ocean, sea, lake, or river; a coast.
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Land; country.

Far from our native shores.

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A prop, as a beam, placed under or against something as a support or stabilizer; specif., any of the timbers used to support a boat or ship that is out of water.
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Land as opposed to water.

A sailor with an assignment on shore.

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To support or make stable with or as if with a shore or shores; prop.
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A beam or timber propped against a structure to provide support.
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verb
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To support by or as if by a prop.

Shored up the sagging floors; shored up the peace initiative.

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Shore is the land closest to a body of water.

An example of a shore is a sandy beach.

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Origin of shore

Middle English shoren from shore prop probably from Middle Low German schōre barrier or Middle Dutch scōre prop