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Meaning of GORE

Pronunciation:  gowr, 'gowrey

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the shedding of blood resulting in murder; "he avenged the blood of his kinsmen"
  2. [n]  a triangular piece of cloth
  3. [n]  coagulated blood from a wound
  4. [n]  Vice President of the United States under Bill Clinton (born in 1948)
  5. [v]  wound by piercing with a sharp or penetrating object or instrument
  6. [v]  cut into gores; "gore a skirt"

GORE is a 4 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: Al Gore, Albert Gore Jr., blood, bloodshed
 See Also: blood, cut, execution, full skirt, gaiter, homicide, murder, piece of cloth, piece of material, pierce, slaying, style, tailor, thrust, umbrella, V.P., vice president



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Gore\, n. [AS. gor dirt, dung; akin to Icel. gor, SW.
    gorr, OHG. gor, and perh. to E. cord, chord, and yarn; cf.
    Icel. g["o]rn, garnir, guts.]
    1. Dirt; mud. [Obs.] --Bp. Fisher.
    2. Blood; especially, blood that after effusion has become
       thick or clotted. --Milton.
  2. \Gore\, n. [OE. gore, gare, AS. g?ra angular point of land,
    fr. g?r spear; akin to D. geer gore, G. gehre gore, ger
    spear, Icel. geiri gore, geir spear, and prob. to E. goad.
    Cf. {Gar}, n., {Garlic}, and {Gore}, v.]
    1. A wedgeshaped or triangular piece of cloth, canvas, etc.,
       sewed into a garment, sail, etc., to give greater width at
       a particular part.
    2. A small traingular piece of land. --Cowell.
    3. (Her.) One of the abatements. It is made of two curved
       lines, meeting in an acute angle in the fesse point.
    Note: It is usually on the sinister side, and of the tincture
          called tenn['e]. Like the other abatements it is a
          modern fancy and not actually used.
  3. \Gore\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gored}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Goring}.] [OE. gar spear, AS. g?r. See 2d {Gore}.]
    To pierce or wound, as with a horn; to penetrate with a
    pointed instrument, as a spear; to stab.
          The low stumps shall gore His daintly feet.
  4. \Gore\, v. t.
    To cut in a traingular form; to piece with a gore; to provide
    with a gore; as, to gore an apron.
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