Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Middle English form of ore.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Much as I’m reluctant to defend him, I think the word oor Wullie was using is ‘cacao’.

    Suddenly I see!

  • Die Suid-Afrikaanse Regskommissie het 'n werkstuk (werkstuk 57) gepubliseer waarin voorlopige voorstelle gemaak word oor die moontlike invoering van groepsgedinge en aksies in die openbare belang in die Suid-Afrikaanse reg.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Beleidsgroep vir die sentrale Parlement saamgestel het ten einde die effektiewe funsionering van die NP in die Parlement en ten opsigte van deelname oor die BNE te verseker.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Dit is byna vanselfsprekend dat konensus eers verkry sal moet word oor die verdere verloop van die konstitusionele proses en die aard van die grondwetlike instellings wat tydens

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Die gesprek het spesifiek gehandel oor die vraag of ooreen - stemming bereik kan word oor die pakket van grondwetsake wat kan uitloop op 'n veelpartyskikking.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • If Obama is basing his energy policy from this kind of oor intellectual understanding of the topic why should we listen to him?

    "For McCain, being cool meant being a rogue, not a policy wonk; but Obama manages to be a cool College Bowl type...."

  • Commitee an 'the gutter-raikers a gey haf-'oor's throo the mill, I didna think muckle mair aboot it.

    My Man Sandy

  • In the village, the Dalesmen, who took a personal pride in the Gray Dogs of Kenmuir, began to nod sage heads when "oor" Bob was mentioned.

    Bob, Son of Battle

  • We hae oor ain kynd o mentalism here in Scotland, ye ken.

    Mentalists together again

  • [P] oor relative (and even absolute) performance in the 1960s and 1970s stimulated substantial reform in all four countries [Australia, Canada, UK, US] (not to mention Ireland and New Zealand).

    Anglosphere Challenge, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

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