scouring

Definitions

Agriculture

  • noun diarrhoea in livestock. It may be a symptom of other diseases such as Johne’s disease, dysentery or coccidiosis, or it may simply be due to a chill or to poor diet.

Construction

  • Smoothing freshly applied mortar or plaster by working it in circular motions with a cross-grained wooden float.
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