shorer

noun shor·er \ˈshōrə(r), ˈshȯr-\

Definition of shorer

plural

-s

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of shorer

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


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