gore

[ gawr, gohr ]SEE DEFINITION OF gore

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GORE

No mutilation, no gore; just an effacement—prompt and absolute—'there wasn't any.'

But Quirl was heavier, and his arm harder, than Gore had supposed.

Gore was not concerned with the personal feelings of his prize.

But it did not knock out Gore, and Quirl had to pay dearly for his error.

Gore could not see, but as he writhed he knew he was in the grip of the pirate captain.

Stoddard is coming to take care of that man of hers that Gore beat up.

Say, mister, I was just kidding about being one of Gore's men.

Quirl did not have to hear her cry to know that Gore had Lenore.

He was dead when he hit, but his great weight knocked Gore down.

This is the corresponding gore for the other side of the tent.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English gor "dirt, dung, filth, shit," a Germanic word (cf. Middle Dutch goor "filth, mud;" Old Norse gor "cud;" Old High German gor "animal dung"), of uncertain origin. Sense of "clotted blood" (especially shed in battle) developed by 1560s.

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pushes

verbthrust, press with force
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