from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Discourse.
  • 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.
  • To run; scamper; hurry; skurry.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete See scorse.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Obsolete form of scorse.


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