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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Ore  \Ore\  ([=o]r),  n.  [AS.  [=a]r.] 
  Honor;  grace;  favor;  mercy;  clemency;  happy  augry.  [Obs.] 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Ore  \Ore\,  n.  [AS.  [=a]ra;  cf  [=a]r  brass,  bronze,  akin  to  OHG. 
  [=e]r,  G.  ehern  brazen,  Icel.  eir  brass,  Goth.  ais,  L.  aes, 
  Skr.  ayas  iron.  [root]210.  Cf  {Ora},  {Era}.] 
  1.  The  native  form  of  a  metal,  whether  free  and  uncombined, 
  as  gold,  copper,  etc.,  or  combined,  as  iron,  lead,  etc 
  Usually  the  ores  contain  the  metals  combined  with  oxygen, 
  sulphur,  arsenic,  etc  (called  mineralizers). 
  2.  (Mining)  A  native  metal  or  its  compound  with  the  rock  in 
  which  it  occurs,  after  it  has  been  picked  over  to  throw 
  out  what  is  worthless. 
  3.  Metal;  as  the  liquid  ore.  [R.]  --Milton. 
  {Ore  hearth},  a  low  furnace  in  which  rich  lead  ore  is 
  reduced;  --  also  called  {Scotch  hearth}.  --Raymond. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  metal-bearing  mineral  valuable  enough  to  be  mined 
  2:  a  monetary  subunit  in  Denmark  and  Norway  and  Sweden;  100  ore 
  equal  1  krona 

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