yore

noun /jɔː,joʊɹ,jɔːɹ/
time long past

This word comes from the days of yore.


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  • Yore — (y[=o]r), adv. [OE. [yogh]ore, yare, [yogh]are, AS. ge[ a]ra;akin to ge[ a]r a year, E. year. [root]204. See {Year}.] In time long past; in old time; long since. [Obs. or Poetic] [1913 Webster] As it hath been of olde times yore. Chaucer. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yore De'a — Yore Dea Littérature rabbinique Littérature de Hazal Mishna • Tossefta Guemara • Talmud Talmud de Jérusalem Talmud de Babylone Traités mineurs Baraïta Midrash Halakha Baraïta de Rabbi Ishmaël Mekhilta deRabbi I …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Yore De'ah — Yore Dea Littérature rabbinique Littérature de Hazal Mishna • Tossefta Guemara • Talmud Talmud de Jérusalem Talmud de Babylone Traités mineurs Baraïta Midrash Halakha Baraïta de Rabbi Ishmaël Mekhilta deRabbi I …   Wikipédia en Français

  • yore — [jo: US jo:r] n [: Old English; Origin: gearu long ago , from gear; YEAR] of yore literary existing a long time ago ▪ in days of yore …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • yore — [ jɔr ] noun of yore LITERARY from a period in history a very long time ago: days of yore …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • yore — O.E. geara (adv.) of yore, originally genitive plural of gear (see YEAR (Cf. year)), and used without of …   Etymology dictionary

  • yore — ► NOUN (in phrase of yore) literary ▪ of former times or long ago. ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • yore — [yôr] adv. [ME < OE geara, adv. formation < gear,YEAR] Obs. long ago; in times long past n. time long past: now only in of yore, formerly …   English World dictionary

  • yöre — yöre, çevre, bir ;eyin etraf ı III, 24bkz: yere, yüre …   Divan-i Luqat-i it-Türk Dizini

  • yore — [[t]jɔ͟ː(r)[/t]] PHRASE: n PHR, than PHR Of yore is used to refer to a period of time in the past. [JOURNALISM or, LITERARY] The images provoked strong surges of nostalgia for the days of yore... Suburbia is a sadder place than of yore. Syn: of… …   English dictionary

  • yore — noun Etymology: Middle English, from yore, adverb, long ago, from Old English gēara, from gēar year more at year Date: 14th century time past and especially long past usually used in the phrase of yore …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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