LORE, n. Learning; doctrine; lesson; instruction.The law of nations, or the lore of war.Lo! Rome herself, proud mistress now no more of arts, but thundering against heathen lore.
LORE, n.1 [Sax. lar, from the root of læran, to learn; D. leer; G. lehre; Dan. lære; Sw. lära.]
Learning; doctrine; lesson; instruction.
The law of nations, are the lore of war. – Fairfax.
Lo! Rome herself, proud mistress now no more / Of arts, but thundering against heathen lore. – Pope.
In ornithology, the space between the bill and the eye.
- The space between the eye and bill, in birds, and the
corresponding region in reptiles and fishes.
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.
- That which is taught; hence, instruction;
wisdom; advice; counsel.