- frozen; frosty.
Origin of frore
1200–50; Middle English froren; past participle of freeze
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Related Wordswintry, crisp, snowy, frozen, brisk, raw, icy, frosty, cool, bitter, intense, bleak, frigid, chilled, chilly, refreshing, arctic, keen, cutting, sharp
Examples from the Web for frore
Then the beast wept as the frore hills weep in the thaw, and the tears splashed big into the agate bowl.
Her beauty was as still sunsets of bitter evenings when all the world is frore, a wonder and a chill.
Feet and faces tingleIn that frore land: Legs wobble and go wingle,You scarce can stand.Fairies and Fusiliers
The fog was become a mist here, a frore whitish mist that saturated him with a malignant chill.Sinister Street, vol. 2
- archaic very cold or frosty
C13 froren, past participle of Old English frēosan to freeze
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Word Origin and History for frore
"frosty, frozen," archaic (but found in poetry as late as Keats), from Old English froren, past participle of freosan (see freeze (v.)).
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