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4 definitions found
 for Ure
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ur \Ur\, Ure \Ure\, n. (Zool.)
     The urus.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ure \Ure\, n. [OE. ure, OF. oevre, ovre, ouvre, work, F.
     [oe]uvre, L. opera. See Opera, Operate, and cf. Inure,
     Manure.]
     Use; practice; exercise. [Obs.] --Fuller.
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           Let us be sure of this, to put the best in ure
           That lies in us.                         --Chapman.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ure \Ure\, v. t.
     To use; to exercise; to inure; to accustom by practice.
     [Obs.]
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           The French soldiers . . . from their youth have been
           practiced and ured in feats of arms.     --Sir T. More.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Urus \U"rus\, n. [L.; of Teutonic origin. See Aurochs.]
     (Zool.)
     A very large, powerful, and savage extinct bovine animal
     ({Bos urus or Bos primigenius) anciently abundant in
     Europe. It appears to have still existed in the time of
     Julius Caesar. It had very large horns, and was hardly
     capable of domestication. Called also, ur, ure, and
     tur.
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