yore

noun \ ˈyȯr \

Definition of yore

: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

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Origin and Etymology of yore

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



YORE Defined for Kids

yore

noun \ ˈyȯr \

Definition of yore for Students

:time long past
  • I heard stories of yore.


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