Blore

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Blore The act of blowing; a roaring wind; a blast. "A most tempestuous blore ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • blore To cry; cry out; weep; bray; bellow.
    • n blore The act of blowing; a roaring wind; a blast.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Blore blōr a violent gust of wind.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Perh. a variant of blare, v. i.; or cf. Gael. & Ir. blor, a loud noise
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Prob. related to Blare and Blow.

Usage

In literature:

If ye haven't, I have,' continued Sammy Blore.
"Two on a Tower" by Thomas Hardy
In returning I called to see the repairs at Lambeth, which are proceeding under the able direction of Blore, who met me there.
"The Journal of Sir Walter Scott" by Walter Scott
Old Blore, the cancer doctor, lived in a room in the front.
"Tramping on Life" by Harry Kemp
But let the pencils of Messrs. Corbould and Blore be first exercised on the subject.
"A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume One" by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
The wonder to me is how she ever captured poor old Blore.
"Prisoners" by Mary Cholmondeley
About 1829 Blore put up an almost flat ceiling of deal.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Ripon" by Cecil Walter Charles Hallett
Blore Heath, battle of, 326.
"A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)" by Samuel Rawson Gardiner
The monosyllable "Blore" would have sufficed, without having recourse to a hackeyned suffix.
"Toronto of Old" by Henry Scadding
Somehow the prospect of the four days he had still to spend at Blore was not so depressing as at first.
"The King's Stratagem and Other Stories" by Stanley J. Weyman
You never heard of the Bassets of Blore, you be neither from Mixen nor Moor!
"The Great House" by Stanley J. Weyman
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In news:

Musical Comedy Directed by: Mark Sandrich ( Top Hat ) Starring: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Alice Brady, Edward Everett Horton, Erik Rhodes, Eric Blore.
Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Edward Everett Horton, Helen Broderick, Erik Rhodes, Eric Blore.
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