In the east, again, there was no impulse to succour the falling west; and indeed there was not the ability.
No, no; there could be no succour for a spot supposed to be empty and closed.
Also others which came from the mountains to succour them, betooke themselues to flight.
All hope was gone, and nothing was thought of but succour from abroad.
To McCalloway his thoughts had turned for the succour of a steadying calm—and that one ally was no longer in reach.
None so poor, none so wretched, as not to succour and shelter her.
God bless her; she is an angel sent from Heaven to succour us.
The words would not come; and I glanced around again for succour.
She was a creature born to be the succour of misery, the balm of distress.
Suffice to tell, the succour arrived in time, and every passenger was taken off in safety.
early 13c., from Anglo-French succors "help, aid," Old French sucurres, from Medieval Latin succursus "help, assistance," from past participle of Latin succurrere "run to help," from sub "up to" + currere "to run" (see current (adj.)). Final -s mistaken as a plural inflexion and dropped late 13c.