Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To inflict a blow on.
  • To make a dent or bump on.
  • n. A field.
  • n. A blow.
  • n. An indentation produced by a blow, or a raised lump resulting from a blow on the person.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • All Canadians are equal irespective of the their clour, creed, religious or ethnic background.

    Injustice continues : Law is Cool

  • More clour on Magnus Eikrem from Darragh Errity: "Young norwegian centre midfielder with a Joaquin Pheonix type hairlip and a reputation as a deadball specialist".

    Bursaspor v Manchester United - as it happened

  • April 23rd, 2010 12: 43 pm ET its about the about clour people. let me ask all you immigrant haters, all you racists on the right one question. if any white person and a dark skin person walks the road who do you think they will stop???? common racists, answer. i will answer, the DARK SKIN HUMAN BEING. the dude

    Obama calls Arizona immigration bill 'misguided'

  • Jewish faith - that all are equal in the eyes of God; that discrimination on grounds of race, clour or gender is contrary to that faith.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Within two to three days the clour changes from white to black, then to brown, and gradually fades as the mushrooms grow larger.

    Chapter 16

  • Whussanday [Whitsunday] that she gied me a clour [knock] i 'the lug that fair dang me stupid.

    The Lilac Sunbonnet

  • Dugald Mahoney, cam here a while syne, wi 'ane o' his arms cuttit off, and a sair clour in the head --- yell mind Dugald? he carried aye an axe on his shouther --- and he cam here just begging, as I may say, for something to eat.

    The Waverley

  • "A clour from a French pistol;" it was but skin deep -- he was off his camp-bed in a few days.

    Girlhood and Womanhood The Story of some Fortunes and Misfortunes

  • I got my musket, and Tommy Staytape armed himself with the goose -- a deadly weapon, whoever may get a clour with it -- and Benjie took the poker in one hand, and the tongs in the other; and out we all marched briskly, to make the Frenchman, that was locked up from the light of day in the coal-house, surrender.

    The Life of Mansie Wauch tailor in Dalkeith

  • The poor Hieland body, Dugald Mahoney, cam here a while syne, wi 'ane o' his arms cuttit off, and a sair clour in the head -- ye'll mind Dugald? he carried aye an axe on his shouther -- and he cam here just begging, as I may say, for something to eat.

    Waverley: or, 'Tis sixty years since

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