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gore1 / gôr/ • n. blood that has been shed, esp. as a result of violence: the film omitted the blood and gore in order to avoid controversy. gore2 • v. [tr.] (of an animal such as a bull) pierce or stab with a horn or tusk. gore3 • n. a triangular or tapering piece of material used in making a garment, sail, or umbrella. ∎  a small, triangular piece of land, esp. one lying in the fork of a road. • v. [tr.] make with a gore-shaped piece of material: [as adj.] (gored) a gored skirt.

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gore2 triangular piece of land OE.; skirt front, petticoat XIII; triangular piece, spec. of cloth XIV. OE. gāra = MDu. ghere (Du. geer), OHG. gēro (G. gehre), ON. geiri, rel. to gār spear (a spearhead being triangular).

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gore1 †dung, filth OE.; blood shed (and clotted) XVI. OE. gor = (M)Du. goor, OHG. gor mud, filth, ON. gor cud, slimy matter, rel. to OIr. gor, W. gôr matter, pus.

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Gore The basal series in the New Zealand Triassic. It is overlain by the Balfour, and comprises the Malakovian, Etalian, and Kaihikuan Stages.

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gore3 †stab XIV; pierce with the horns XVI. of unkn. orig.

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