Origin of yore
Examples from the Web for yore
In the days of yore, stars both reviled and relied on the studio system to protect them from themselves.
Or really more that Instagram is no different than these paintings of yore that served to heighten status.Adrian Grenier Talks the Economy, the ‘Entourage’ Movie, and the HBO Series’ Alleged ‘Misogyny’|Marlow Stern|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Like the soap operas of yore, Marvel has replaced major and minor characters in their films as necessary.The Coming Civil War: Iron Man Vs. Captain America 3|Rich Goldstein|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In days of yore, blood on screen was to be feared: think the trickle of blood signaling defilement in old vampire movies.Sex, Blood and Maroon 5: Pop Culture’s Wounds Run Deep|Lizzie Crocker|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Unlike the chaste boys club devotees of ‘Dungeons and Losers’ (oops, ‘Dragons’) of yore, women play the new games and like them.
The thought of Gideon's stick, the feel of his heavy hand upon his shoulder, were with him as of yore.Lewis Rand|Mary Johnston
Yore mother gave you into my hands when she was dying and I promised to be mother and father to you.The Sheriff's Son|William MacLeod Raine
His badges were pinned neatly to his lapel and not to his suspenders, as in the days of yore.The Daughter of Anderson Crow|George Barr McCutcheon
His breast heaved as of yore in mingled joy and grief, and "Gela, my Gela!"Fairy Circles|Unknown
She wished she might greet her squatter friends as of yore, but her heart was sad and lay stonelike in her breast.The Secret of the Storm Country|Grace Miller White
British Dictionary definitions for yore
Word Origin for yore
Word Origin and History for yore
Old English geara (adv.) "of yore," originally genitive plural of gear (see year), and used without of.