Definitions of stour:
- adjective: (now rare outside dialects) Tall; large; stout.
- adjective: (now rare outside dialects) Strong; powerful; hardy; robust; sturdy.
- adjective: (now rare outside dialects) Bold; audacious.
- adjective: (now rare outside dialects) Rough in manner; stern; austere; ill-tempered.
- adjective: (now rare outside dialects, of a voice) Rough; hoarse; deep-toned; harsh.
- adjective: (now rare outside dialects, of land or cloth) Stiff; inflexible.
- adjective: (obsolete) Resolute; unyielding.
- noun: (UK dialectal, Ulster) A blowing or deposit of dust; dust in motion or at rest; dust in general.
- adverb: (now chiefly dialectal) Severely; strongly.
- noun: A stake.
- noun: A round of a ladder.
- noun: A stave in the side of a wagon.
- noun: A large pole by which barges are propelled against the stream; a poy.
- noun: (obsolete) An armed battle or conflict.
- noun: (obsolete) A time of struggle or stress.
- noun: (now dialectal) Tumult, commotion; confusion.
- verb: Alternative form of stoor
- noun: A river in Dorset, England, which flows into the English Channel at Christchurch.
- noun: A river in Kent, England, running from the confluence of the Great Stour and Little Stour to the English Channel at Pegwell Bay.
- noun: A river in Essex and Suffolk, England, flowing into the North Sea at Harwich.
- noun: A river in Oxfordshire and Warwickshire, England, which joins the Warwickshire Avon near Stratford-on-Avon.
- noun: A river in Staffordshire, West Midlands, and Worcestershire, England, which flows into the River Severn.
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