yore

[ yawr, yohr ]
/ yɔr, yoʊr /

noun

Chiefly Literary. time past: knights of yore.

adverb

Obsolete. of old; long ago.

Origin of yore

before 900; Middle English; Old English geāra

Can be confused

yore your you're
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yore

/ (jɔː) /

noun

time long past (now only in the phrase of yore)

adverb

obsolete in the past; long ago

Word Origin for yore

Old English geāra, genitive plural of gēar year; see hour
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