Chiefly Literary. time past: knights of yore.
Obsolete. of old; long ago.
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How to use yore in a sentence
Scientists of yore crisscrossed Yellowstone on foot and studied aerial photographs to better understand America’s first national park.Landslides shaped a hidden landscape within Yellowstone | Katherine Kornei | October 25, 2022 | Science News
The best practice is still to bury the crap, just like its human equivalent, six to eight inches underground, but I predict that, as with the pooper-picker-uppers of yore, the pocket shovel will not become a widely adapted hiking accoutrement.Is Leaving a Bag of Dog Shit on the Side of the Trail Better than Doing Nothing? | mskenazy | February 16, 2022 | Outside Online
So the people of Anchorage did as Alaskans of yore have done and struck out on their own.
High-strength steel, nylon, or polyester plies don’t need to use as much material to provide an equivalent capacity to the cotton plies of yore, so tires now feature a ply equivalent rating.Everything You Need to Know About All-Terrain Tires | Wes Siler | April 6, 2021 | Outside Online
And, as anyone who followed the Gamergate drama of yore will recall, sexual harassment in the gaming community is a serious problem.Twitch announces new rules to curb sexual harassment | kristenlbellstrom | December 10, 2020 | Fortune
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 | THE 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 | THE 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 | THE DAILY BEAST
Unlike the chaste boys club devotees of ‘Dungeons and Losers’ (oops, ‘Dragons’) of yore, women play the new games and like them.
In the good old days of yore there was little trouble in obtaining admission to the Civil Service.
I came lookin for you for some more practice with yore rope, he drawled, as he sometimes did.The Adventure Girls at K Bar O | Clair Blank
She was busy during every moment while in the country, and her relative was no more communicative than of yore.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
She was not rude to him, but, despite her inclination, she failed to repay his friendliness in kind as of yore.A Forest Hearth: A Romance of Indiana in the Thirties | Charles Major
"Shut up, and mind yore own business," answered the virago, swiftly turning the barrel of her weapon upon me.The Way of a Man | Emerson Hough
British Dictionary definitions for yore
time long past (now only in the phrase of yore)
obsolete in the past; long ago
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