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a Scot variant of scar1
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  • Wier and me was stockin' the head of scaur Brook with fingerlings.

    The Flaming Jewel Robert W. Chambers
  • Was it you that asked it, my prince of the cliff and of the scaur?

    The Pirate

    Sir Walter Scott
  • The place is called Duf-thac's scaur, where he lost his life.

  • The scaur itself was visible like a red streak on the face of the height.

  • At scaur Hill there is a bridge of a single massive boulder.

    Dartmoor Arthur L. Salmon
  • Just on its face was a scaur, and there a raven—a speck—was wheeling slowly.

    The Half-Hearted John Buchan
  • To return to Sir Toady, we were at the time at the little seaside village of the scaur.

    Sweethearts at Home S. R. Crockett
  • The glen terminated at last in a linn and scaur, beyond which it did not appear probable that trouts would ascend.

  • Then he hastened away to avoid them, taking the less frequented road which led by the scaur.

  • He had the scaur described to him with much minuteness, and how it might be possible that such an accident could happen.

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