Definition of Scourie

1. Noun. (Scotland) a young gull. ¹



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Definition of Scourie

1. a young gull [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scourie

scourage
scourages
scoured
scourer
scourer pad
scourer pads
scourers
scourge
scourged
scourger
scourgers
scourges
scourgest
scourgeth
scourging
scourie (current term)
scouries
scouring
scouring pad
scouring pads
scouring powder
scouring powders
scouring rush
scouring rushes
scourings
scours
scourse
scoursed
scourses
scoursing

Literary usage of Scourie

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1. Two Months in the Highlands, Orcadia, and Skye by Charles Richard Weld (1860)
"WHY, you may ask, did I return to scourie when I might have proceeded from ... Because the scenery as I was assured between scourie and Golspie is finer ..."

2. Great Britain: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1906)
"... ply over certain stages: eg Gairloch to (14 M.) Aultbea-, scourie to (7 M.) Laxford Bridge; Laxford Bridge to (ISM.) Durness; Tongue to (46M.) Thurso. ..."

3. A Short History of the Scottish Highlands and Isles by William Cook Mackenzie (1906)
"... Highlanders—Argyll and the chiefs—Economic factors in the rising of the Highlanders —The last important clan battle—General Mackay of scourie — His plan ..."

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