Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Impure; unclean; dirty; foul.

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  • The standards to be roses; juniper; hory; berberries (but here and there, because of the smell of their blossoms); red currants; gooseberries; rosemary; bays; sweetbriar; and such like.

    The Essays

  • We have the hottest sluts strait from Ryloth and they are hory for you!

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  • We insurrectioned and, be the procuratress of the hory synnotts, before he could tell pullyirragun to parrylewis, I shuttm, missus, like a wide sleever!

    Finnegans Wake

  • Why teare you my eyes in yours? why pull you your hory haires?

    The Golden Asse

  • In English, the saying is to promise the world, or the moon or the earth: slibovat hory doly, translated literally, means to promise mountains

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  • In an election year, it is typical for Czech politicians to slibovat hory doly - whatever it takes to get elected, the more cynical might say.

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  • Ore Mountains (Erzgebirge / Krušné hory) on the heavily industrialized EastGerman-Czech border at the end of the 1980s (the end of the communist era).

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  • European Art Centre Sněženka will receive half the profits, with the other half to be split between the participating artists and Tina B. Sněženka brings disabled children and art together at their center in Smržovka in Jizerské hory.

    The Prague Post

  • The standards to be roses; juniper; hory; berberries

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  • St. Paul wrote feveral letters to chriftian con - verts, in which he affirms, that he had wrought miracles in their preience, and that many of them had received miraculous gifts - of the hory ghoft.

    The Analytical Review, Or History of Literature, Domestic and Foreign, on an Enlarged Plan

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