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.
  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.
Translations[edit]

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