- the process or act of teaching; instruction.
- something that is taught; lesson.
Origin of lore1
Definition for lore (2 of 2)
Origin of lore2
Examples from the Web for lore
According to lore, 145 of these original soldiers of fortune either fled battle or were captured and settled in the area.
And the not-so-subtle winks to Batman lore will be enough to satiate hungry fanboys for now.
With music by Leonard Bernstein, this iconic show has tunes like “New York, New York,” that are part of American lore.Fall Broadway Preview: 'This Is Our Youth,' Bradley Cooper as ‘The Elephant Man,' and More|Janice Kaplan|September 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The life of the club owner was something Leonard left behind, the noise and violence drifting into lore.The Stacks: How Leonard Chess Helped Make Muddy Waters|Alex Belth|August 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Revel in Wild West lore at the Pony Express National Museum and Jesse James Home Museum in St Joseph, just outside KC.
It is unfortunate that one so profound in Pophamistic lore should not express his ideas in clear and idiomatic English.The Popham Colony|William Frederick Poole
And after they had taken up their residence there, many venerable ascetics endued with Vedic lore often came to see them.The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 2|Translated by Kisari Mohan Ganguli
Already she is wise in the lore of women's ways, especially young married women who make a bid for the attention of gentlemen.Floyd Grandon's Honor|Amanda Minnie Douglas
He is a divine legislator, cunning in Runic lore, and the creator of mankind.An Introduction to Mythology|Lewis Spence
He has spent much time and labor in going from village to village to collect the songs, the customs, and lore of the peasants.The Chautauquan, Vol. III, January 1883|The Chautauquan Literary and Scientific Circle
British Dictionary definitions for lore (1 of 2)
Word Origin for lore
British Dictionary definitions for lore (2 of 2)
Word Origin for lore
Word Origin and History for lore
Old English lar "learning, what is taught, knowledge, science, doctrine, art of teaching," from Proto-Germanic *laizo (Old Saxon lera, Old Frisian lare, Middle Dutch lere, Dutch leer, Old High German lera, German Lehre "teaching, precept, doctrine"), from PIE *leis- (see learn).