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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Goring  \Gor"ing\,  or  Goring  cloth  \Gor"ing  cloth`\,  n.,  (Naut.) 
  A  piece  of  canvas  cut  obliquely  to  widen  a  sail  at  the  foot. 
 
  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. 




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