Yore adv. In time long past; in old time; long since. [Obs. or Poetic]
As it hath been of olde times yore. --Chaucer.
Which though he hath polluted oft and yore,
Yet I to them for judgment just do fly. --Spenser.
Of yore, of old time; long ago; as, in times or days of yore. “But Satan now is wiser than of yore.”
Where Abraham fed his flock of yore. --Keble.