ure

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Ur \Ur\, Ure \Ure\, noun (Zool.) The urus.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Ure \Ure\, noun [OE. ure, OF. oevre, ovre, ouvre, work, F. [oe]uvre, L. opera. See {Opera}, {Operate}, and cf. {Inure}, {Manure}.] Use; practice; exercise. [Obs.] --Fuller.

Let us be sure of this, to put the best in ure That lies in us. --Chapman.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Ure \Ure\, verb (used with an object) To use; to exercise; to inure; to accustom by practice. [Obs.]

The French soldiers . . . from their youth have been practiced and ured in feats of arms. --Sir T. More.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Urus \U"rus\, noun [L.; of Teutonic origin. See {Aurochs}.] (Zool.) A very large, powerful, and savage extinct bovine animal ({Bos urus} or {Bos primigenius}) anciently abundant in Europe. It appears to have still existed in the time of Julius Caesar. It had very large horns, and was hardly capable of domestication. Called also, {ur}, {ure}, and {tur}.


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