Gore (?), n. [AS. gor dirt, dung; akin to Icel. gor, SW. gorr, OHG. gor, and perh. to E. cord, chord, and yarn; cf. Icel. gorn, garnir, guts.]

1.

Dirt; mud.

[Obs.]

Bp. Fisher.

2.

Blood; especially, blood that after effusion has become thick or clotted.

Milton.

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Gore, n. [OE. gore, gare, AS. gra angular point of land, fr. gr 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 triangular 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.

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.

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Gore, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gored (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Goring.] [OE. gar spear, AS. gr. 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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Gore, v. t.

To cut in a triangular form; to piece with a gore; to provide with a gore; as, to gore an apron.

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