American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Time long past: days of yore.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In time past; long ago; in old time: now used only in the phrase of yore—that is, of old time; long ago.
- Same as yare.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. Obs. or Poetic In time long past; in old time; long since.
- n. time long past
- From Middle English, from Old English ġēara (literally "of years"), genitive plural of ġēar ("year"). More at year. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, long ago, time long past, from Old English gēara, geāra, long ago, from genitive pl. of gēar, year; see year. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“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 Eugenia brand crema comes in a little bottle that looks almost like the cream bottles of yore from the USA.”
“Downtown Morelia, moribund by night in days of yore, is seeing a revitalization by some new entrants.”
“Let me call yore attention to the trained coyotes, ladies an 'gents," remarked Johnny in a deep, solemn voice.”
“The weak man, as of yore, is the servant, the doer of things at the master's call.”
“Well, I'm domd – axin yore pardin fur takkin th 'liberty; it's a habit: I've gotten – but I be an' no mistake.”
“I suppose you do not no my name yore lady remebers my name I lived in Middlebrook with her Brothers if you can consistantly send us a small pacage of tobacco we will be very thankful Direct to James Steel & John H. Plunkett comp E 5 Regment of Virginia infantry”
“The sheer length, scale and nature of the plum jobs picked up by Brown’s colleagues demonstrates beyond a peradventure that the ‘revolving-door’ of which he spoke so piously in days of yore is now turning at a far faster rate and far more often than it ever did under the Tories.”
“Don't call yore ranch names," admonished Jimmie with a grin, and fainted.”
“You never saw twenty dollars in a lump you c'u'd call yore own for more'n ten minnits.”
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