shor·​er | \ ˈshōrə(r), ˈshȯr- \
plural -s

Definition of shorer

: one that shores up specifically : one that builds cribbing which will serve as a retaining wall to support the sides of an open excavation

called also bracer, cribber

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History and Etymology for shorer

Middle English, from shoren to shore + -er (to prop)

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“Shorer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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