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Definition of "yore" []

  • Time long past: days of yore. (noun)
  • Time long past (now only in the phrase of yore) (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • In the past; long ago (adverb)

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Use "yore" in a sentence
  • "I never got the impression that he was trying to say that the Progressivism of yore is similar to EITHER liberalism or modern progressivism."
  • "The weak man, as of yore, is the servant, the doer of things at the master's call."
  • "The Eugenia brand crema comes in a little bottle that looks almost like the cream bottles of yore from the USA."