How Do You Spell SCOURS?

Correct spelling for the English word "scours" is [skˈa͡ʊ͡əz], [skˈa‍ʊ‍əz], [s_k_ˈaʊə_z]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of SCOURS

  1. diarrhea in livestock

Common Misspellings for SCOURS

Below is the list of 336 misspellings for the word "scours".

Usage Examples for SCOURS

  1. The piers, by contracting the channel of the river, have deepened the water, and increased the velocity of the current at ebb tide, which thus scours the entrance to the harbour, and prevents the accumulation of sand upon the bar. - "The Ports, Harbours, Watering-places and Picturesque Scenery of Great Britain Vol. 1" by William Finden
  2. This mohair, however, scours white. - "Practical Angora Goat Raising" by C. P. Bailey
  3. Less thick and fast the whirlwind scours the main With tempest in its wake, than swarm the plagues Of cattle; nor seize they single lives alone, But sudden clear whole feeding grounds, the flock With all its promise, and extirpate the breed. - "The Georgics" by Virgil
  4. In country districts raw Carrots are sometimes given to children for expelling worms, probably because the vegetable matter passes mechanically through the body unchanged, and scours it. - "Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure" by William Thomas Fernie
  5. " Nothing is more possible," said Cacambo, " since she scours the dishes in the service of a Transylvanian prince." - "Candide" by Voltaire Commentator: Philip Littell