KJV Dictionary Definition: gore


GORE, n. Gr. from issuing.

1. Blood; but generally, thick or clotted blood; blood that after effusion becomes inspissated.

2. Dirt; mud. Unusual.

GORE, n.

1. A wedge-shaped or triangular piece of cloth sewed into a garment to widen it in any part.

2. A slip or triangular piece of land.

3. In heraldry, an abatement denoting a coward. It consists of two arch lines, meeting in an acute angle in the middle of the fess point.

GORE, v.t.

1. To stab; to pierce; to penetrate with a pointed instrument, as a spear.

2. To pierce with the point of a horn.

If an ox gore a man or a woman--Ex.21.


GO'RED, pp. Stabbed; pierced with a pointed instrument.


GO'RING, ppr. from gore. Stabbing; piercing.

GO'RING, n. A pricking; puncture.