frore

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj frore very cold "whatever the evenings be--frosty and frore or warm and wet"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Frore Frostily. "The parching air
      Burns frore , and cold performs the effect of fire."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • frore Frozen.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Frore frōr frozen, frosty
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Frorn
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. froren, pa.p. of fréosan, to freeze.

Usage

In literature:

Her beauty was as still sunsets of bitter evenings when all the world is frore, a wonder and a chill.
"The Book of Wonder" by Edward J. M. D. Plunkett, Lord Dunsany
The time was early August; but nevertheless there was a tang of frost in the air and the river seemed to flow not water but a thick frore fog.
"The River and I" by John G. Neihardt
My frame is withered, my visage old, My locks are frore, and my bones ice cold.
"Rookwood" by William Harrison Ainsworth
The fog was become a mist here, a frore whitish mist that saturated him with a malignant chill.
"Sinister Street, vol. 2" by Compton Mackenzie
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