the triangular area along a leech of a square sail, created by the presence of a gore.
Other definitions for Göring (2 of 2)
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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How to use goring in a sentence
In the car on the way, there was a story on the radio of a goring in Pamplona.
"To be able to display Her Majesty's coat of arms is something that the staff will be enormously proud of," goring said.
It was a brutal goring, among the most horrific in the history of bullfighting.The Week’s Best Longreads: The Daily Beast Picks for October 6, 2012 | David Sessions | October 6, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
A letter was brought him, written by goring to the king, and unfortunately intrusted to a spy of Fairfax's.
Sir Thomas Fairfax there encountered goring with signal ill success.Battles of English History | H. B. (Hereford Brooke) George
Streatley receives more assistance from goring, however, than is generally acknowledged in set phrase.
Then he reloaded and began firing among the bullocks, now jammed and goring one another at the entrance of a narrow alley.The Adventures of Harry Revel | Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
A complete suit of mail, with coif and mufflers, late twelfth century, said to have been found in a coffin in goring Church.Armour in England | J. Starkie Gardner
British Dictionary definitions for Göring
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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