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Definition of Lore

Lore

  1. The space between the eye and bill, in birds, and the corresponding region in reptiles and fishes.
  2. The anterior portion of the cheeks of insects.
  3. Lost.
  4. 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.
  5. That which is taught; hence, instruction; wisdom; advice; counsel.
  6. Workmanship.

Lore Quotations

But more wonderful than the lore of old men and the lore of books is the secret lore of ocean.
H. P. Lovecraft

There are things that I invented - the creaky geriatric robot that is always grumpy, for example, or the little wheelie guy, he's not in the Hasbro lore. But kids love that stuff - this little guy as a pet on a chain. They gravitate towards it.
Michael Bay

The passion of the Italian or the Italian-American population is endless for food and lore and everything about it.
Mario Batali

Vampires have always held a very seductive kind of lore and have always been some variety of attractive, whether it's attractiveness that's born of just the physical attributes that they have - this kind of ethereal beauty or translucent pallor - or whether it is more to do with the way they carry themselves.
Colin Farrell

My boyhood life in New York City has impressed me with the popular ignorance and also with the great need of something better than local lore and weather proverbs.
Cleveland Abbe
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Lore Translations

lore in German is Kunde
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