n. The coast or land adjacent to a considerable body of water, as an ocean or sea, or a lake or river; the edge or margin of the land; a strand.n. In law, the space between ordinary high-water mark and low-water mark; foreshore.To set on shore.n. A post or beam of timber or iron for the temporary support of something; a prop.n. Especially— A prop or timber obliquely placed, acting as a strut on the side of a building, as when the wall is in danger of falling, or when alterations are being made in the lower part of it, the upper end of the shore resting against that part of the wall on which there is the greatest stress. See dead-share.n. In ship-building:n. A prop fixed under a ship's side or bottom to support her on the stocks, or when laid on the blocks on the slip. See also cut under launching-ways.n. A timber set temporarily beneath a beam to afford additional support to the deck when taking in the lower masts. See dogshore, skegshore, and spur.n. A stake set to prop or bear up a net in hunting.n. A post used with hurdles in folding sheep.To support by or as by a post or shore; prop, as a wall, particularly when some more permanent support is temporarily taken away: usually with up: as, to shore up a building.An obsolete or archaic preterit (and obsolete past participle) of shear.To count; reckon.To threaten; warn.To offer.n. An obsolete form of share.n. An obsolete or dialectal form of sewer.