splore

[ splawr, splohr ]

nounScot.
  1. a frolic; revel; carousal.

  2. a commotion; disturbance.

Origin of splore

1
First recorded in 1775–85; perhaps shortening of explore

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How to use splore in a sentence

  • I wish thou couldst remember, man, that I desire to know nothing of your roars and splores, your brooms and brushes.

    Red Gauntlet | Sir Walter Scott

British Dictionary definitions for splore

splore

/ (splɔːr) /


noun
  1. Scot a revel; binge; escapade

Origin of splore

1
C18: of obscure origin

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