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Definitions of gore

  1. To pierce or wound, as with a horn; to penetrate with a pointed instrument, as a spear; to stab. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To cut in a traingular form; to piece with a gore; to provide with a gore; as, to gore an apron. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To pierce, as with a horn; as, the stag was gored to death; furnish with three-cornered pieces cut with slanting edges; said of a garment, etc. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. To shape like or furnish with gores: to pierce with anything pointed, as a spear or horns. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. To shape with gores; to pierce with anything pointed. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. To make a gore of; supply with a gore. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. To pierce, as with a horn; stab. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. wound by piercing with a sharp or penetrating object or instrument Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. A wedgeshaped or triangular piece of cloth, canvas, etc., sewed into a garment, sail, etc., to give greater width at a particular part. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. One of the abatements. It is made of two curved lines, meeting in an acute angle in the fesse point. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Gory. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. To pierce with anything pointed; to piece with a gore. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. To pierce or wound with anything pointed, as with the horns of a bull. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. To furnish with gores. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  15. Vice President of the United States under Bill Clinton (born in 1948) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. a triangular piece of cloth Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. coagulated blood from a wound Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. Dirt; mud. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. Blood; especially, blood that after effusion has become thick or clotted. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. Thick or clotted blood; as, the sword dripping gore; a three-cornered piece sewn into a dress, sail, etc.; a narrow or three-cornered piece of land. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  21. Clotted blood: blood. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  22. A triangular piece let into a garment to widen it: a triangular piece of land. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  23. Triangular piece of cloth. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  24. A wedge-shaped piece, as of cloth in a garment. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  25. Blood effused from the body; clotted blood; blood. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  26. A wedge-shaped or triangular piece of cloth, sewed into a garment to widen it in any part; a triangular piece of land; an abatement denoting a coward. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  27. Thick or clotted blood. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  28. A corner-shaped piece let into a garment to widen a part. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for gore

  1. The other two breadths are to have a gore cut off from each, which is one fourth wide at the top and two fourths at bottom. – The American Woman's Home by Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe
  2. It had been six times red with human gore and was going to be used again, to take off one more scalp, one of the few who was then in the woods. – The Bark Covered House or, Back in the Woods Again by William Nowlin
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