KJV Dictionary Definition: core


CORE, n. L., the heart. Gr. See Class Gr.

1. The heart or inner part of a thing; particularly, the central part of fruit, containing the kernels or seeds; as the core of an apple or quince. It was formerly applied to place; as, in the core of a square.

2. The inner part of an ulcer or boil.

3. A body. Not used.

4. A disorder of sheep, occasioned by worms in the liver.


CORED, a. In the herring fishery, rolled in salt and prepared for drying.