Definitions of gore

  1. Vice President of the United States under Bill Clinton ( born in 1948)
  2. cut into gores; " gore a skirt"
  3. a triangular piece of cloth
  4. coagulated blood from a wound
  5. wound by piercing with a sharp or penetrating object or instrument
  6. Dirt; mud.
  7. Blood; especially, blood that after effusion has become thick or clotted.
  8. A wedgeshaped or triangular piece of cloth, canvas, etc., sewed into a garment, sail, etc., to give greater width at a particular part.
  9. One of the abatements. It is made of two curved lines, meeting in an acute angle in the fesse point.
  10. To pierce or wound, as with a horn; to penetrate with a pointed instrument, as a spear; to stab.
  11. To cut in a traingular form; to piece with a gore; to provide with a gore; as, to gore an apron.
  12. Thick or clotted blood; as, the sword dripping gore; a three- cornered piece sewn into a dress, sail, etc.; a narrow or three- cornered piece of land.
  13. To pierce, as with a horn; as, the stag was gored to death; furnish with three- cornered pieces cut with slanting edges; said of a garment, etc.
  14. Clotted blood: blood.
  15. A triangular piece let into a garment to widen it: a triangular piece of land.
  16. To shape like or furnish with gores: to pierce with anything pointed, as a spear or horns.
  17. Gory.
  18. To shape with gores; to pierce with anything pointed.
  19. Triangular piece of cloth.
  20. To make a gore of; supply with a gore.
  21. To pierce, as with a horn; stab.
  22. A wedge- shaped piece, as of cloth in a garment.
  23. Blood effused from the body; clotted blood; blood.
  24. A wedge- shaped or triangular piece of cloth, sewed into a garment to widen it in any part; a triangular piece of land; an abatement denoting a coward.
  25. To pierce with anything pointed; to piece with a gore.
  26. Thick or clotted blood.
  27. To pierce or wound with anything pointed, as with the horns of a bull.
  28. A corner- shaped piece let into a garment to widen a part.
  29. To furnish with gores.

Usage examples for gore

  1. The other two breadths are to have a gore cut off from each, which is one fourth wide at the top and two fourths at bottom. – The American Woman's Home by Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe
  2. It had been six times red with human gore, and was going to be used again, to take off one more scalp, one of the few who was then in the woods. – The Bark Covered House or, Back in the Woods Again by William Nowlin
  3. Ten minutes afterwards, he was coming down The Gore on his way back to The Greenbush. – Flamsted quarries by Mary E. Waller
  4. This wound caused the maddened beast to spring backwards, and I dashed past him as he vainly endeavoured to gore and overthrow my horse. – Monsieur Violet by Frederick Marryat
  5. All who saw imagined his fate inevitable; and it would certainly have proved so, had not Harry, with a courage and presence of mind above his years, suddenly seized a prong which one of the fugitives had dropped, and at the very moment when the bull was stooping to gore his defenceless friend, advanced and wounded him in the flank. – The History of Sandford and Merton by Thomas Day
  6. And just then in spite of the basin of gore and Annie's pitiful expression and Tweedles' great solicitude, Mary and I went off into uncontrollable giggles. – Vacation with the Tucker Twins by Nell Speed
  7. It only remains to add that the conclusions reached in this Essay should be studied in connection with the later Thoughts on Religion which Canon Gore has recently edited. – Mind and Motion and Monism by George John Romanes
  8. Gore himself, for the purchase of " Plate." – Toronto of Old by Henry Scadding
  9. Think you that madness only then begun To seize him, when the impious deed was done, And not that Furies spurred him on, before The sword grew purple with a parent's gore? – The Satires, Epistles, and Art of Poetry by Horace a.k.a. Quintus Horatius Flaccus Translated by John Conington, M. A.
  10. Knit the 3 stripes on the front needle, in the pattern, as usual, only remembering that you have no seam- stitch between the gore and the pattern; take up the loops all along the 2d side of the heel, and take half the heel stitches on the same needle, then slip the 1st stitch, knit the 2d, pull the slipped stitch over it, knit the remaining stitches on the needle. – Exercises in Knitting by Cornelia Mee
  11. In the afternoon, I sent Lieutenant Gore, with three armed boats, to look for the most convenient landing- place; and, when on shore, to search for fresh water. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16 by Robert Kerr
  12. He walked leisurely down the road from The Gore for the night was warm. – Flamsted quarries by Mary E. Waller
  13. Perhaps a wild bull will gore him- right horn, left horn, right horn- Oh, my head aches! – Moor Fires by E. H. (Emily Hilda) Young
  14. The Solicitor- General Gore was, in consequence of some of Tisdall's trimming, appointed over his head Chief Justice of the King's Bench, and soon after was created Lord Annaly. – The Commercial Restraints of Ireland by John Hely Hutchinson
  15. If you could only manage to look less like a Spanish bull dashing into the ring, gazing joyfully about for somebody to gore and toss!" – The Deluge by David Graham Phillips