yore

[ UK /jˈɔː/ ]
[ US /ˈjɔɹ/ ]
NOUN
  1. time long past
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How To Use yore In A Sentence

  • The old ceiling and bar brought back many memories of happy carefree days of yore to those present.
  • In the days of yore when beer in pubs was served only in pints or quarts, the serving wenches had to keep mental tabs on who drank pints and who drank quarts to get it right when collecting payment.
  • The sound is a direct descendant of old skool UK garage, the bumpy beats of yore with rubbery basslines and cutting edge sampling techniques, taking in everything from soul to electro to jazz to blue grass.
  • They're the sprinters, he says, whereas malamutes are sloggers, which were used in days of yore for hauling heavy freight.
  • Well, I'm domd – axin yore pardin fur takkin th 'liberty; it's a habit: I've gotten – but I be an' no mistake. That Lass o' Lowrie's: A Lancashire Story
  • The final days of the mayoral campaign find mayoress Kathy Baildon in a familiar pose: in the campaign office, surrounded by charts and calendars, phone glued to her ear.
  • The virtues of tomorrow, unlike the virtues of yore, will be inspiring shape-shifters whose purpose, in addition to saving us, will be to baffle the certainties and absolutisms of ideologues everywhere.
  • Fan though I am of his great performances of yore, his perpetual air of sardonic superiority is now getting very grating.
  • The virtues of tomorrow, unlike the virtues of yore, will be inspiring shape-shifters whose purpose, in addition to saving us, will be to baffle the certainties and absolutisms of ideologues everywhere.
  • It yearned for days of yore, when men sat unchallenged atop family and social trees. Times, Sunday Times
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