splore

[splawr, splohr]

Origin of splore

First recorded in 1775–85; perhaps aphetic variant of explore
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Examples from the Web for splore

Historical Examples of splore

  • 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

noun
  1. Scot a revel; binge; escapade

Word Origin for splore

C18: of obscure origin
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