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GORE, noun [Gr. from issuing.]

1. Blood; but generally, thick or clotted blood; blood that after effusion becomes inspissated.

2. Dirt; mud. [Unusual.]

GORE, noun

1. A wedge-shaped or triangular piece of cloth sewed into a garment to widen it in any part.

2. A slip or triangular piece of land.

3. In heraldry, an abatement denoting a coward. It consists of two arch lines, meeting in an acute angle in the middle of the fess point.

GORE, verb transitive

1. To stab; to pierce; to penetrate with a pointed instrument, as a spear.

2. To pierce with the point of a horn.

If an ox gore a man or a woman--Exodus 21:28.