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gore 1

tr.v. gored, gor·ing, gores
To pierce or stab with a horn or tusk.

[Middle English goren, probably from gore, spear, from Old English gār.]

gore 2

1. A triangular or tapering piece of cloth forming a part of something, as in a skirt or sail.
2. A small triangular piece of land.
tr.v. gored, gor·ing, gores
1. To provide with a gore.
2. To cut into a gore.

[Middle English, from Old English gāra, triangular piece of land.]

gore 3

Blood, especially coagulated blood from a wound.

[Middle English, filth, from Old English gor.]


also Goe·ring  (gĕr′ĭng, gûr′-, gœ′rĭng), Hermann Wilhelm 1893-1946.
German Nazi politician and military leader who was responsible for the buildup of German air forces, directed the German wartime economy, and was named Hitler's successor (1939). Severely criticized for Germany's military decline, he lost favor with Hitler and was stripped of his command (1943). After he was convicted and sentenced to death at the Nuremberg trials (1946), he committed suicide.


(German ˈɡøːrɪŋ) or


(Biography) Hermann Wilhelm (ˈhɛrman ˈvɪlhɛlm). 1893–1946, German Nazi leader and field marshal. He commanded Hitler's storm troops (1923) and as Prussian prime minister and German commissioner for aviation (1933–45) he founded the Gestapo and mobilized Germany for war. Sentenced to death at Nuremberg, he committed suicide


or Goe•ring

(ˈgɛər ɪŋ, ˈgɜr-)

Hermann Wilhelm, 1893–1946, German field marshal and Nazi party leader.


 of butchers: a company of butchers—Bk. of St. Albans, 1486.
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Noun1.Goring - German politician in Nazi Germany who founded the Gestapo and mobilized Germany for war (1893-1946)Goring - German politician in Nazi Germany who founded the Gestapo and mobilized Germany for war (1893-1946)
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She had made one last appeal to friends, but, against the chill wall of their respectability, the voice of the erring outcast fell unheeded; and then she had gone to see her child - had held it in her arms and kissed it, in a weary, dull sort of way, and without betraying any particular emotion of any kind, and had left it, after putting into its hand a penny box of chocolate she had bought it, and afterwards, with her last few shillings, had taken a ticket and come down to Goring.
The lance of the picador is to keep the bull from goring the horse.