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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

Every child growing up will look to their parents, my mother and my father. My grandmother lived with us. I picked up quite a bit of family lore and history from her, which was interesting.
John Hume

Since my brother died in 1982, my parents and I had formed a shaky tripod of a family; now that I'd lost my father too, it was too easy for me to glimpse a future point where I alone was the keeper of not just my own childhood memories, but of my family lore.
Ann Hood

The fact that The Bridge contains folk lore and other material suitable to the epic form need not therefore prove its failure as a long lyric poem, with interrelated sections.
Hart Crane
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Lore Translations

lore in German is Kunde

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