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  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gore  \Gore\,  n.  [AS.  gor  dirt,  dung;  akin  to  Icel.  gor,  SW 
  gorr,  OHG.  gor,  and  perh.  to  E.  cord,  chord,  and  yarn;  cf 
  Icel.  g["o]rn,  garnir,  guts.] 
  1.  Dirt;  mud.  [Obs.]  --Bp.  Fisher. 
 
  2.  Blood;  especially,  blood  that  after  effusion  has  become 
  thick  or  clotted.  --Milton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gore  \Gore\,  n.  [OE.  gore,  gare,  AS  g?ra  angular  point  of  land, 
  fr  g?r  spear;  akin  to  D.  geer  gore,  G.  gehre  gore,  ger 
  spear,  Icel.  geiri  gore,  geir  spear,  and  prob.  to  E.  goad. 
  Cf  {Gar},  n.,  {Garlic},  and  {Gore},  v.] 
  1.  A  wedgeshaped  or  triangular  piece  of  cloth,  canvas,  etc., 
  sewed  into  a  garment,  sail,  etc.,  to  give  greater  width  at 
  a  particular  part 
 
  2.  A  small  traingular  piece  of  land.  --Cowell. 
 
  3.  (Her.)  One  of  the  abatements.  It  is  made  of  two  curved 
  lines,  meeting  in  an  acute  angle  in  the  fesse  point. 
 
  Note:  It  is  usually  on  the  sinister  side  and  of  the  tincture 
  called  tenn['e].  Like  the  other  abatements  it  is  a 
  modern  fancy  and  not  actually  used 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gore  \Gore\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Gored};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Goring}.]  [OE.  gar  spear,  AS  g?r.  See  2d  {Gore}.] 
  To  pierce  or  wound,  as  with  a  horn;  to  penetrate  with  a 
  pointed  instrument,  as  a  spear;  to  stab. 
 
  The  low  stumps  shall  gore  His  daintly  feet. 
  --Coleridge. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gore  \Gore\,  v.  t. 
  To  cut  in  a  traingular  form  to  piece  with  a  gore;  to  provide 
  with  a  gore;  as  to  gore  an  apron. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gore 
  n  1:  coagulated  blood  from  a  wound 
  2:  a  triangular  piece  of  cloth 
  3:  the  shedding  of  blood  resulting  in  murder;  "he  avenged  the 
  blood  of  his  kinsmen"  [syn:  {bloodshed},  {blood}] 
  v  1:  wound  by  piercing  with  a  sharp  or  penetrating  object  or 
  instrument 
  2:  cut  into  gores;  "gore  a  skirt" 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Gore,  OK  (town,  FIPS  30300) 
  Location:  35.54334  N,  95.11138  W 
  Population  (1990):  690  (304  housing  units) 
  Area:  6.1  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  74435 
  Gore,  VA 
  Zip  code(s):  22637 




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