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Definitions of Lore

Pronunciation : Lore
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [F. lore, L. lorum thong.] (Zo?l.) (a) The space between the eye and bill, in birds, and the corresponding region in reptiles and fishes. (b) The anterior portion of the cheeks of insects.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Lore
Part of Speech : obs.
Etymology : [See Lose.]
Definition : Defn: Lost. Neither of them she found where she them lore. Spenser.

imp. & p. p. of Lose.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Lore
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [OE. lore, lare, AS. lar, fr. l to teach; akin to D. leer teaching, doctrine, G. lehre, Dan. l?re, Sw. l?ra. See Learn, and cf. Lere, v. t.]
Definition : 1. That which is or may be learned or known; the knowledge gained from tradition, books, or experience; often, the whole body of knowledge possessed by a people or class of people, or pertaining to a particular subject; as, the lore of the Egyptians; priestly lore; legal lore; folklore. "The lore of war." Fairfax. His fair offspring, nursed in princely lore. Milton.

2. That which is taught; hence, instruction; wisdom; advice; counsel. Chaucer. If please ye, listen to my lore. Spenser.

3. Workmanship. [Obs.] Spenser.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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