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daur

/dɔːr/
verb
1.
a Scot word for dare
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  • Two were broken up in the rapids near daur, the rest reached Samarra in safety on the second day.

    War in the Garden of Eden Kermit Roosevelt
  • It can be used there on condition that there are not two daur (curves) in the bow.

    The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • Aweel, I daur say I'll consider that some day soon, Mr. Bindloose; but that's no my present errand.

    St. Ronan's Well Sir Walter Scott
  • You that speak sa learned, Christie, ye should tell her; we daur na.

    Christie Johnstone Charles Reade
  • And I daur to say you could tell us something about this new laird.

  • I daur say the soo, puir thing, will ha'e to wait, noo that you're here.

    Betty Grier Joseph Waugh
  • Ye mean it weel, I daur say, but ye've doon yer wark, and ye maun leave it.'

    Robert Elsmere Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • It was at length decided to advance on the Turkish forces at daur.

    War in the Garden of Eden Kermit Roosevelt
  • You couldn't take the Tommies out for a two days' daur—that's expedition—without being blown up for not asking leave.

    Soldiers Three, Part II. Rudyard Kipling
  • The men will hae ta leave the place now y' are turned fisherman, I daur say.

    Christie Johnstone Charles Reade

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