In the east, again, there was no impulse to succour the falling west; and indeed there was not the ability.
Suffice to tell, the succour arrived in time, and every passenger was taken off in safety.
Also others which came from the mountains to succour them, betooke themselues to flight.
I cannot call help, and the approaching night will take away all hope of succour.
To McCalloway his thoughts had turned for the succour of a steadying calm—and that one ally was no longer in reach.
From No Man's Land came the sobbing call of wounded for succour.
God bless her; she is an angel sent from Heaven to succour us.
This is but one of many acts of grace and succour among its records.
She was a creature born to be the succour of misery, the balm of distress.
It is a story for all who seek to succour our England in her distress.
early 13c., from Anglo-French succors "help, aid," Old French sucurres, from Medieval Latin succursus "help, assistance," from past participle of Latin succurrere "run to help," from sub "up to" + currere "to run" (see current (adj.)). Final -s mistaken as a plural inflexion and dropped late 13c.