gore

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See also: göre, gøre, góré, górę, Gore, and Göre

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Old English gor.

Noun[edit]

gore (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete except in dialects) Dirt, filth.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Bishop Fisher to this entry?)
  2. Blood, especially that from a wound when thickened due to exposure to the air.
  3. Murder, bloodshed, violence.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Probably from gore (a projecting point), or ultimately from Old English gār (spear).

Verb[edit]

gore (third-person singular simple present gores, present participle goring, simple past and past participle gored)

  1. (of an animal) To pierce with the horns.
    The bull gored the matador.
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Etymology 3[edit]

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Old English gāra.

Noun[edit]

gore (plural gores)

  1. A triangular piece of land where roads meet.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Cowell to this entry?)
  2. A triangular or rhomboid piece of fabric, especially one forming part of a three-dimensional surface such as a sail, skirt, hot-air balloon, etc.Wp
    • 1977, Agatha Christie, An Autobiography, Part II, Ch.4:
      Mind you, clothes were clothes in those days. […]  Frills, ruffles, flounces, lace, complicated seams and gores: not only did they sweep the ground and have to be held up in one hand elegantly as you walked along, but they had little capes or coats or feather boas.
  3. An elastic gusset for providing a snug fit in a shoe.
  4. A projecting point.
  5. (heraldry) One of the abatements, made of two curved lines, meeting in an acute angle in the fesse point.
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Verb[edit]

gore (third-person singular simple present gores, present participle goring, simple past and past participle gored)

  1. To cut in a triangular form.
  2. To provide with a gore.
    to gore an apron

Anagrams[edit]

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Kurdish[edit]

Noun[edit]

gore ?

  1. stockings

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

gore

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of gorar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of gorar
  3. third-person singular imperative of gorar

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *gora.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡôre/
  • Hyphenation: go‧re

Adverb[edit]

gȍre (Cyrillic spelling го̏ре)

  1. up, above

Noun[edit]

gȍre f (Cyrillic spelling горе)

  1. genitive singular form of gora
  2. nominative plural form of gora
  3. accusative singular form of gora
  4. vocative singular form of gora

Etymology 2[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡôreː/
  • Hyphenation: go‧re

Adverb[edit]

gȍrē (Cyrillic spelling го̏ре̄)

  1. worse