blore

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See also: blorë

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English bloren, variation of bleren, blaren, from Old English *blǣran, blārian (to blare, bellow, cry). More at blare.

Verb[edit]

blore (third-person singular simple present blores, present participle bloring, simple past and past participle blored)

  1. (archaic, dialectal) To cry; cry out; weep.
  2. (archaic, dialectal) To bray; bleat like an animal; bellow.

Etymology 2[edit]

Perhaps from blore above, a variant of blare, affected by blow. Compare also Gaelic and Irish blor (a loud noise).

Noun[edit]

blore (plural blores)

  1. (obsolete) The act of blowing; a roaring wind; a blast.
    • Chapman
      A most tempestuous blore.

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