1. (p. p.) of Shear.

2. (v.) imp. of Shear.

3. (n.) A sewer.

4. (n.) A prop, as a timber, placed as a brace or support against the side of a building or other structure; a prop placed beneath anything, as a beam, to prevent it from sinking or sagging.

5. (v. t.) To support by a shore or shores; to prop; -- usually with up; as, to shore up a building.

6. (n.) The coast or land adjacent to a large body of water, as an ocean, lake, or large river.

7. (v. t.) To set on shore.

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