Lore

Definition of Lore

Pronunciation: lōr
n.1.(Zool.) The space between the eye and bill, in birds, and the corresponding region in reptiles and fishes.
imp. & p. 1.Lost.
Neither of them she found where she them lore.
- Spenser.
n.1.That which is or may be learned or known; the knowledge gained from tradition, books, or experience; often, the whole body of knowledge possessed by a people or class of people, or pertaining to a particular subject; as, the lore of the Egyptians; priestly lore; legal lore; folklore.
His fair offspring, nursed in princely lore.
- Milton.
2.That which is taught; hence, instruction; wisdom; advice; counsel.
If please ye, listen to my lore.
- Spenser.
3.Workmanship.

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