"dirt, filth," also hor; from Old English horh "phlegm," horu "foulness," from Proto-Germanic *horwo- (cf. Old Frisian hore, Old High German horo, Old Norse horr), perhaps imitative.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Examples from the Web for hore
Colonel Hore's gallant Australians and Rhodesians had just been relieved.A Yeoman's Letters</p>
P. T. Ross
They were already in the fort that was held by Colonel Hore and his staff!South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. V (of VI)
The entire operations from this side were conducted by Colonel Hore.
Journal, with most interesting notes by Mr. Hore of Wexford.An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800</p>
Mary Frances Cusack
We feared a ruse, and whispered to Colonel Hore, as he advanced to meet the commandant, to be careful.