gore

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

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English gore, gor, gorre (mud, muck), from Old English gor (dirt, dung, filth, muck), from Proto-Germanic *gurą (half-digested stomach contents; feces; manure), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰer- (hot; warm).

Noun[edit]

gore (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete except in dialects) Dirt; mud; 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.
    • 2017 February 23, Katie Rife, “The Girl With All The Gifts tries to put a fresh spin on overripe zombie clichés”, in The Onion AV Club[1]:
      The zombie scenes are reminiscent of what you might see on a show like The Walking Dead, short bursts of extreme violence and gore punctuating expository dialogue scenes where the survivors try to figure out how they’re going to get from point A to point B.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English goren, from gore (gore), ultimately from Old English gār (spear), itself from Proto-Germanic *gaizaz. Related to gar and gore (a projecting point).

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 horn.
    The bull gored the matador.
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Etymology 3[edit]

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From Middle English gore (patch (of land, fabric), clothes), from Old English gāra, from Proto-Germanic *gaizô.

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, chapter 4, in An Autobiography, part II, London: Collins, →ISBN:
      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

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Kurdish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Persian جوراب(jôrâb).

Noun[edit]

gore ?

  1. sock
  2. stocking

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Old English gāra, from Proto-Germanic *gaizô.

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Noun[edit]

gore (plural gores or goren)

  1. A triangle-shaped plot of land; a gore.
  2. A triangle-shaped piece or patch of fabric.
  3. A piece of clothing (especially a loose-fitting one, such as a coat or dress)
  4. (rare) A piece of armour; a mail coat.
  5. (rare) A triangle-shaped piece of armor.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Inherited from Old English gor, from Proto-Germanic *gurą.

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gore (uncountable)

  1. Muck, filth, dirt; that which causes dirtiness
  2. (figuratively) Iniquity, sinfulness.
  3. (rare) A despicable individual.
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Etymology 3[edit]

Inherited from Old English gār.

Noun[edit]

gore

  1. Alternative form of gare

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; compare gora (hill).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Adverb[edit]

gȍre (Cyrillic spelling го̏ре)

  1. up, above

Antonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

gȍre f (Cyrillic spelling го̏ре)

  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