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splore

[splawr, splohr] /splɔr, sploʊr/
noun, Scot.
1.
a frolic; revel; carousal.
2.
a commotion; disturbance.
Origin of splore
1775-1785
First recorded in 1775-85; perhaps aphetic variant of explore
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  • She saw me, and kend me in the splore, for the mask fell frae my face for a blink.

    The Black Dwarf Sir Walter Scott
  • So, Mr. Errol continued the splore, and smoked the Turk's head.

    Two Knapsacks

    John Campbell
British Dictionary definitions for splore

splore

/splɔːr/
noun
1.
(Scot) a revel; binge; escapade
Word Origin
C18: of obscure origin
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