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yore

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noun \ˈyȯr\

Definition of yore

  1. :  time past and especially long past —usually used in the phrase of yore



Examples of yore in a sentence

  1. <my favorite stories are about gallant knights and fair maidens in the days of yore>



Origin and Etymology of yore

Middle English, from yore, adverb, long ago, from Old English gēara, from gēar year — more at year


First Known Use: 14th century



YORE Defined for Kids

yore

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noun \ˈyȯr\

Definition of yore for Students

  1. :  time long past <I heard stories of yore.>





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