[ frawr, frohr ]
See synonyms for frore on
  1. frozen; frosty.

Origin of frore

1200–50; Middle English froren; past participle of freeze

Words Nearby frore Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use frore in a sentence

  • Feet and faces tingleIn that frore land: Legs wobble and go wingle,You scarce can stand.

    Fairies and Fusiliers | Robert Graves
  • The fog was become a mist here, a frore whitish mist that saturated him with a malignant chill.

    Sinister Street, vol. 2 | Compton Mackenzie
  • Then the beast wept as the frore hills weep in the thaw, and the tears splashed big into the agate bowl.

    The Book of Wonder | Edward J. M. D. Plunkett, Lord Dunsany
  • Her beauty was as still sunsets of bitter evenings when all the world is frore, a wonder and a chill.

    The Book of Wonder | Edward J. M. D. Plunkett, Lord Dunsany

British Dictionary definitions for frore


/ (frɔː) /

  1. archaic very cold or frosty

Origin of frore

C13 froren, past participle of Old English frēosan to freeze

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