from The Century Dictionary.
- noun See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A fire worshiper; a Gheber or Gueber.
- noun (Zoöl.) See
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The main reason by my opinion is a lot of the shooting and gour possibly adult sitchuation.
Virginia deer, the wapiti, the gour, or the royal tiger may be the game in hand.
And I'll still hae gour houses and a 'o' your land.
With them a deer is a deer, and a large ox-like animal a buffalo, or it may be a gayal, or a jungle cow, or a gour, or a gyall; but which of all these is an ox, or whether the four last-mentioned bovine quadrupeds are one and the same species, remains to be determined.
The Plant Hunters Adventures Among the Himalaya Mountains Mayne Reid 1850
He gave me some gour-nuts, and I found him a friendly man.
They begin to eat them from childhood, and so keep on, as the gour-nuts are chewed by children; and so the taste is sucked in with their mother's milk.
I am also assured that the three hundred wives of the Sarkee himself are at almost everybody's disposal, two or three gour-nuts being the utmost which these ladies ask.
This country of the gour is distant three months 'travelling, making small stages south-west by west.
The gour-nut, however, is something, whilst the doom fruit is mere wood.
I feel most determinedly disposed to give nothing more; but in justice I have to add, that his highness sends regularly the milk in the morning, that he gave me a piece of gour-nut on the road, and that he sent me a few dates at my request!