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Hore \Hore\, a. Hoar. [Obs.]

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

"dirt, filth," also hor; from Old English horh "phlegm," horu "foulness," from Proto-Germanic *horwo- (cognates: Old Frisian hore, Old High German horo, Old Norse horr), perhaps imitative.


Horé is a town in the Tikare Department of Bam Province in northern Burkina Faso. It has a population of 2415.

Usage examples of "hore".

Hore turned from a privateer into a pirate, and was very active and successful in taking prizes between New York and Newport, occasionally sailing to Madagascar to waylay ships of the East India Company.

Now all that remained was to find Twana and return her safely to Hores.

A smaller siege had been going on to westward, where at Elands River another Mafeking man, Colonel Hore, had been held up by the burghers.

As when a Dolphin and a Sele are met,In the wide champian of the Ocean plaine:With cruell chaufe their courages they whet,The maysterdome of each by force to gaine,And dreadfull battaile twixt them do darraine:They snuf, they snort, they bo˜uce, they rage, they rore,That all the sea disturbed with their traine,Doth frie with fome aboue the surges hore.