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a Scot word for dare
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  • But he says, 'Not one soul in Thrums 'll daur say that to me but yersel, Jess.

    A Window in Thrums

    J. M. Barrie
  • It can be used there on condition that there are not two daur (curves) in the bow.

    The Bbur-nma in English

    Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • And I daur to say you could tell us something about this new laird.

  • You that speak sa learned, Christie, ye should tell her; we daur na.

    Christie Johnstone Charles Reade
  • I daur say the soo, puir thing, will ha'e to wait, noo that you're here.

    Betty Grier Joseph Waugh
  • It was at length decided to advance on the Turkish forces at daur.

    War in the Garden of Eden

    Kermit Roosevelt
  • But there was fighting, ony way; I daur to say it would be fine fun!

  • As he went through the gateway he could not resist calling back a challenge: "I daur you to do it."

    Greyfriars Bobby Eleanor Atkinson
  • The men will hae ta leave the place now y' are turned fisherman, I daur say.

    Christie Johnstone Charles Reade
  • daur is, in fact, the name applied by the Buryats to all the Tungus peoples of the Amur basin.

    Man, Past and Present Agustus Henry Keane

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