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Definitions for yore
yɔr, yoʊryore

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. yorenoun

    time long past


  1. yorenoun

    time long past

    This word comes from the days of yore.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Yoreadverb

    in time long past; in old time; long since

    Etymology: [OE. ore, yare, are, AS. gera;akin to ger a year, E. year. 204. See Year.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Yore

    yōr, n. in old time. [A.S. geára, formerly, gen. pl. of gár, a year.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of yore in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of yore in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of yore in a Sentence

  1. Jill Adams:

    This is not the coat hanger abortion of the days of yore.

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