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Scour Scour (skour), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scoured; p. pr. & vb. n. Scouring.] [Akin to LG. sch["u]ren, D. schuren, schueren, G. scheuern, Dan. skure; Sw. skura; all possibly fr. LL. escurare, fr. L. ex + curare to take care. Cf. Cure.] 1. To rub hard with something rough, as sand or Bristol brick, especially for the purpose of cleaning; to clean by friction; to make clean or bright; to cleanse from grease, dirt, etc., as articles of dress. 2. To purge; as, to scour a horse. 3. To remove by rubbing or cleansing; to sweep along or off; to carry away or remove, as by a current of water; -- often with off or away. [I will] stain my favors in a bloody mask, Which, washed away, shall scour my shame with it. --Shak. 4. [Perhaps a different word; cf. OF. escorre, escourre, It. scorrere, both fr. L. excurrere to run forth. Cf. Excursion.] To pass swiftly over; to brush along; to traverse or search thoroughly; as, to scour the coast. Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain. --Pope. Scouring barrel, a tumbling barrel. See under Tumbling. Scouring cinder (Metal.), a basic slag, which attacks the lining of a shaft furnace. --Raymond. Scouring rush. (Bot.) See Dutch rush, under Dutch. Scouring stock (Woolen Manuf.), a kind of fulling mill.
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Dutch oven, a tin screen for baking before an open fire or kitchen range; also, in the United States, a shallow iron kettle for baking, with a cover to hold burning coals. Dutch pink, chalk, or whiting dyed yellow, and used in distemper, and for paper staining. etc. --Weale. Dutch rush (Bot.), a species of horsetail rush or Equisetum (E. hyemale) having a rough, siliceous surface, and used for scouring and polishing; -- called also scouring rush, and shave grass. See Equisetum. Dutch tile, a glazed and painted ornamental tile, formerly much exported, and used in the jambs of chimneys and the like. Note: Dutch was formerly used for German. Germany is slandered to have sent none to this war [the Crusades] at this first voyage; and that other pilgrims, passing through that country, were mocked by the Dutch, and called fools for their pains. --Fuller.
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Equisetum Eq`ui*se"tum, n.; pl. Equiseta. [L., the horsetail, fr. equus horse + seta a thick,, stiff hair, bristle.] (Bot.) A genus of vascular, cryptogamic, herbaceous plants; -- also called horsetails. Note: The Equiseta have hollow jointed stems and no true leaves. The cuticle often contains siliceous granules, so that one species (E. hyemale) is used for scouring and polishing, under the name of Dutch rush or scouring rush.

Meaning of Scouring rush from wikipedia

- species, and snake gr**** or scouring-rush for unbranched or sp****ly branched species. The latter name refers to the rush-like appearance of the plants...
- Equisetum hyemale (commonly known as rough horsetail, scouring rush, scouringrush horsetail and, in South Africa, as snake gr****) is an evergreen perennial...
- Equisetum variegatum, commonly known as variegated horsetail or variegated scouring rush, is a species of vascular plant in the horsetail family Equisetaceae...
- Equisetum scirpoides (dwarf scouring rush or dwarf horsetail) Michx., Fl. Bor.-Amer. 2: 281 (1803). 2 n = 216. The smallest of the currently occurring...
- Equisetaceae. It is known by the common names smooth horsetail and smooth scouring rush. This plant is native to much of North America except for northern Canada...
- blue weed and Lady Campbell weed Equisetum Horsetails, mare's tails, scouring rush Erythrophleum chlorostachys Cooktown ironwood Euphorbia Spurges Festuca...
- H****e's vetch Henderson's angelica Hollyleaf pincushionplant Horsetail, scouring rush horsetail Howell's saxifrage Huckleberry oak Hupa gooseberry Idaho trillium...
- States due to the risk of serious adverse events or death. Horsetail or Scouring Rush (Equisetum spp.) is used as a diuretic because of it contains high concentrations...
- Pigg et al. A Hayscented fern Equisetaceae Equisetum Undescribed A scouring rush Not described to species Hymenophyllaceae Hymenophyllum †Hymenophyllum...
- Canada milk-vetch (Astragalus canadensis) Common horsetail, also called scouring rush (Equisetum arvense) Common juniper (Juniperus communis) Common monkey-flower...