gore /ˈgor, ˈgɔr/
1. Dirt; mud. [Obs.]
2. Blood; especially, blood that after effusion has become thick or clotted.
1. A wedgeshaped or triangular piece of cloth, canvas, etc., sewed into a garment, sail, etc., to give greater width at a particular part.
2. A small traingular piece of land.
3. Her. One of the abatements. It is made of two curved lines, meeting in an acute angle in the fesse point.
Note: ☞ It is usually on the sinister side, and of the tincture called tenné. Like the other abatements it is a modern fancy and not actually used.
Gore, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gored p. pr. & vb. n. Goring.] To pierce or wound, as with a horn; to penetrate with a pointed instrument, as a spear; to stab.
The low stumps shall gore
His daintly feet. --Coleridge.
Gore, v. t. To cut in a traingular form; to piece with a gore; to provide with a gore; as, to gore an apron.
n 1: vice president of the United States under Bill Clinton (born
in 1948) [syn: Al Gore, Albert Gore Jr.]
2: coagulated blood from a wound
3: a triangular piece of cloth
4: the shedding of blood resulting in murder; "he avenged the
blood of his kinsmen" [syn: bloodshed, blood]
v 1: wound by piercing with a sharp or penetrating object or
2: cut into gores; "gore a skirt"