Stour (?), n. [OF. estour, estor, tumult, combat, of Teutonic origin. See Storm.]

A battle or tumult; encounter; combat; disturbance; passion.

[Obs.] Fairfax. "That woeful stowre."


She that helmed was in starke stours [fierce conflicts]. Chaucer.


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Stour, a. [See Stoor, a.]

Tall; strong; stern.

[Obs. or Prov. Eng. & Scot.]


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