"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.
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Colonel Hore's gallant Australians and Rhodesians had just been relieved.A Yeoman's Letters
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
Mary Frances Cusack
We feared a ruse, and whispered to Colonel Hore, as he advanced to meet the commandant, to be careful.