stoor

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English storen, *sturien, from Old English *storian, variant of styrian (to stir, move), from Proto-Germanic *sturōną (to turn, disturb), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)twer-, *(s)tur- (to rotate, twirl, swirl, move). Cognate with Dutch storen (to disturb), Middle Low German stören (to stir), German stören (to disturb), German dialectal sturen (to poke, root). Non-Germanic cognate include Albanian shtir (to ford, wade across). See stir.

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Verb[edit]

stoor (third-person singular simple present stoors, present participle stooring, simple past and past participle stoored)

  1. (intransitive, UK dialectal) To move; stir.
  2. (intransitive, UK dialectal) To move actively; keep stirring.
  3. (intransitive, UK dialectal) To rise up in clouds, as smoke, dust, etc.
  4. (transitive, UK dialectal) To stir up, as liquor.
  5. (transitive, UK dialectal) To pour; pour leisurely out of any vessel held high.
  6. (transitive, UK dialectal) To sprinkle.

Noun[edit]

stoor (plural stoors)

  1. (UK dialectal) Stir; bustle; agitation; contention.
  2. (UK dialectal) A gush of water.
  3. (UK dialectal) Spray.
  4. (UK dialectal) A sufficient quanity of yeast for brewing.
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Etymology 2[edit]

See stour.

Adjective[edit]

stoor (comparative stoorer or more stoor, superlative stoorest or most stoor)

  1. Alternative form of stour.
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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

stoor

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

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Middle English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

stoor

  1. Alternative spelling of stour (large)