days of yore

the past; bygone days (nostalgic)

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  • days of yore — Times past • • • Main Entry: ↑yore …   Useful english dictionary

  • days of yore — the old days, days gone by, a long time ago, way back when …   English contemporary dictionary

  • The Days of Yore — is a British play by Richard Cumberland. It was first staged at the Covent Garden Theatre on 13 January 1796.[1] The work is set in the Anglo Saxon era.[2] The work was possibly influenced by Horace Walpole s gothic novel The Mysterious… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 — [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 — Synonyms and related words: auld lang syne, days beyond recall, days of old, days of yore, early times, eld, foretime, good old times, lang syne, long ago, old days, old story, old times, olden times, same old story, the olden time, times of old …   Moby Thesaurus

  • 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 /jɔː,joʊɹ,jɔːɹ/ time long past This word comes from the days of yore …   Wiktionary

  • yore — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. antiquity, old times, olden days, good old days (inf.), time immemorial; yesterday; by gone[s], history, the past. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A former period of time or of one s life: past,… …   English dictionary for students

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