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shoring

[ shawr-ing, shohr- ]
/ ˈʃɔr ɪŋ, ˈʃoʊr- /
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noun
a number or system of shores for steadying or supporting a wall, a ship in drydock, etc.
the act of setting up shores.
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Origin of shoring

First recorded in 1490–1500; shore2 + -ing1
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