Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- The word seems to have been used chiefly with ref. to trading in horses, and prob. arose by confusion from course, also written coarse, and the orig. courser, esp. in the comp. horse-courser, which alternated with horse-scourser: see course, courser.]
- To exchange; barter; trade; swap: as, to scourse horses.
- To make an exchange; exchange; trade.
- n. Discourse.
- To run; scamper; hurry; skurry.
- v. Obsolete form of scorse.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. obsolete See scorse.
“Mr. Deane and 1 (Mr. Deane will certainly be hcreby-and-by) will go, and di. scourse with Greville himself tomorrow, please the Lord.”
“The eaves flashing, if to be designed with new roof structures, can be made with couple or purlin roofs in the course of joining or, if to be designed in the scourse of maintenance work, with existing purlin roofs.”
“My frens, dat is a very 'portant topic to my' scourse?”
“Wilkins's _D.scovery of a World in the Moone_,  a serious semiscientific work on the nature of the moon and the possibility of man's flying thither, and a prose romance by Francis Godwin, _The Man in the Moone: or, A D.scourse of a Voyage thither by D. Gonsales.”
“Michelle has her own stylist, of scourse, Ikram Goldman, whose namesake Chicago boutique Michelle has long patronised.”
“D.scourse on the Method; The Objections and R.plies, in The Philosophical Writings Of D.scartes, 3 vols., translated by J. Cottingham, R. Stoothoff, and D. Murdoch, volume 3 including A. Kenny, Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1988”
“That Planet_, London, 1638.] [8: _The Man in the Moone; or, A D.scourse of a Voyage thither by D. Gonsales_, [By F.G.], London, 1638.”
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