scorse

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Italian scorsa (a course), and English discourse.

Noun[edit]

scorse

  1. (obsolete) barter; exchange; trade
    • Spenser
      And recompensed them with a better scorse.

Verb[edit]

scorse (third-person singular simple present scorses, present participle scorsing, simple past and past participle scorsed)

  1. (obsolete) To barter or exchange.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.ix:
      But Paridell sore brused with the blow, / Could not arise, the counterchaunge to scorse [...].
  2. (obsolete) To chase.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Spenser to this entry?)

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

scorse

  1. third-person singular past historic of scorgere

Adjective[edit]

scorse

  1. feminine plural of scorso

Noun[edit]

scorse

  1. plural form of scorsa