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yore

noun

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the events or experience of former times
  • my favorite stories are about gallant knights and fair maidens in the days of yore

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The first known use of yore was in the 14th century

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“Yore.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/yore. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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