The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Shore \Shore\, n. [OE. schore, AS. score, probably fr. scieran,
and so meaning properly, that which is shorn off, edge; akin
to OD. schoore, schoor. See Shear, v. t.]
The coast or land adjacent to a large body of water, as an
ocean, lake, or large river.
Lieutenant to the warlike Moor Othello,
Is come shore. --Shak.
The fruitful shore of muddy Nile. --Spenser.
In shore, near the shore. --Marryat.
On shore. See under On.
Shore birds (Zool.), a collective name for the various
limicoline birds found on the seashore.
Shore crab (Zool.), any crab found on the beaches, or
between tides, especially any one of various species of
grapsoid crabs, as Heterograpsus nudus of California.
Shore lark (Zool.), a small American lark (Otocoris
alpestris) found in winter, both on the seacoast and on
the Western plains. Its upper parts are varied with dark
brown and light brown. It has a yellow throat, yellow
local streaks, a black crescent on its breast, a black
streak below each eye, and two small black erectile ear
tufts. Called also horned lark.
Shore plover (Zool.), a large-billed Australian plover
(Esacus magnirostris). It lives on the seashore, and
feeds on crustaceans, etc.
Shore teetan (Zool.), the rock pipit (Anthus obscurus).