goring

[ gawr-ing, gor- ]
/ ˈgɔr ɪŋ, ˈgɒr- /

noun Nautical.

the triangular area along a leech of a square sail, created by the presence of a gore.

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Origin of goring

First recorded in 1620–30; gore3 + -ing1

Definition for goring (2 of 2)

Göring

or Goe·ring

[ gair-ing, gur-; German gœ-ring ]
/ ˈgɛər ɪŋ, ˈgɜr-; German ˈgœ rɪŋ /

noun

Her·mann Wil·helm [her-mahn -vil-helm, hur-muhn-wil-helm; German her-mahn -vil-helm], /ˈhɛr mɑn ˈvɪl hɛlm, ˈhɜr mənˈwɪl hɛlm; German ˈhɛr mɑn ˈvɪl hɛlm/, 1893–1946, German field marshal and Nazi party leader.
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British Dictionary definitions for goring

Göring

Goering

/ (German ˈɡøːrɪŋ) /

noun

Hermann Wilhelm (ˈhɛrman ˈvɪlhɛlm). 1893–1946, German Nazi leader and field marshal. He commanded Hitler's storm troops (1923) and as Prussian prime minister and German commissioner for aviation (1933–45) he founded the Gestapo and mobilized Germany for war. Sentenced to death at Nuremberg, he committed suicide
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