schors

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch scorce, from Old French escorce (modern écorce), itself from Medieval Latin scorcia, from Latin scortea.

Noun[edit]

schors f, m (plural schorsen, diminutive schorsje n)

  1. Bark, (tree) surface tissue
  2. Any equivalent rind on other plants
  3. A similar exterior tissue or layer, peel or crust, e.g. on an organ
  4. (figuratively) One's or something's appearance; a cover
  5. By extension, another rough and/or protective exterior or ice;
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Germanic, from schorsen; cognate with skirt

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

schors f, m (plural schorsen, diminutive schorsje n)

  1. (obsolete) An apron
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

schors

  1. first-person singular present indicative of schorsen
  2. imperative of schorsen