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7 definitions found
 for lore
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lore \Lore\ (l[=o]r), n. [F. lore, L. lorum thong.] (Zool.)
        (a) The space between the eye and bill, in birds, and the
            corresponding region in reptiles and fishes.
        (b) The anterior portion of the cheeks of insects.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lore \Lore\, obs. imp. & p. p. of Lose. [See Lose.]
     Lost.
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           Neither of them she found where she them lore.
                                                    --Spenser.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lore \Lore\, n. [OE. lore, lare, AS. l[=a]r, fr. l[=ae]ran to
     teach; akin to D. leer teaching, doctrine, G. lehre, Dan.
     l[ae]re, Sw. l[aum]ra. See Learn, and cf. Lere, v. t.]
     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. "The lore of war." --Fairfax.
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              His fair offspring, nursed in princely lore.
                                                    --Milton.
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     2. That which is taught; hence, instruction; wisdom; advice;
        counsel. --Chaucer.
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              If please ye, listen to my lore.      --Spenser.
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     3. Workmanship. [Obs.] --Spenser.
        [1913 Webster] Loreal

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  lore
      n 1: knowledge gained through tradition or anecdote; "early
           peoples passed on plant and animal lore through legend"
           [syn: lore, traditional knowledge]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  57 Moby Thesaurus words for "lore":
     Lorelei, Mishnah, Spiritus Mundi, Sunna, Talmud, ancient wisdom,
     archetypal myth, archetypal pattern, bibliography,
     body of knowledge, body of learning, charm, common law, culture,
     custom, cyclopedia, doctrine, encyclopedia, erudition, ethos,
     fable, fairy lore, fairyism, femme fatale, folk motif, folklore,
     folktale, folkway, immemorial usage, information, knowledge,
     learning, legend, literature, materials, myth, mythical lore,
     mythicism, mythology, mythos, popular belief, publications,
     racial memory, science, seductress, spell, store of knowledge,
     superstition, superstitiousness, system of knowledge, temptress,
     tradition, traditionalism, traditionality, traditions,
     treasury of information, wisdom
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  Lore
  
     1. Object-oriented language for knowledge representation.
     "Etude et Realisation d'un Language Objet: LORE", Y. Caseau,
     These, Paris-Sud, Nov 1987.
  
     2. CGE, Marcoussis, France.  Set-based language [same as 1?]
     E-mail: Christophe Dony 
  

From The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906) :

  LORE, n.  Learning -- particularly that sort which is not derived from
  a regular course of instruction but comes of the reading of occult
  books, or by nature.  This latter is commonly designated as folk-lore
  and embraces popularly myths and superstitions.  In Baring-Gould's
  _Curious Myths of the Middle Ages_ the reader will find many of these
  traced backward, through various people son converging lines, toward a
  common origin in remote antiquity.  Among these are the fables of
  "Teddy the Giant Killer," "The Sleeping John Sharp Williams," "Little
  Red Riding Hood and the Sugar Trust," "Beauty and the Brisbane," "The
  Seven Aldermen of Ephesus," "Rip Van Fairbanks," and so forth.  The
  fable with Goethe so affectingly relates under the title of "The Erl-
  King" was known two thousand years ago in Greece as "The Demos and the
  Infant Industry."  One of the most general and ancient of these myths
  is that Arabian tale of "Ali Baba and the Forty Rockefellers."
  

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