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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ore /ˈor, ˈɔr/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ore n.  Honor; grace; favor; mercy; clemency; happy augury. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ore, n.
 1. The native form of a metal, whether free and uncombined, as gold, copper, etc., or combined, as iron, lead, etc.  Usually the ores contain the metals combined with oxygen, sulphur, arsenic, etc. (called mineralizers).
 2. Mining A native metal or its compound with the rock in which it occurs, after it has been picked over to throw out what is worthless.
 3. Metal; as, the liquid ore. [R.]
 Ore hearth, a low furnace in which rich lead ore is reduced; -- also called Scotch hearth.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a metal-bearing mineral valuable enough to be mined
      2: a monetary subunit in Denmark and Norway and Sweden; 100 ore
         equal 1 krona