noun. ['ˈlɔr'] knowledge gained through tradition or anecdote.
- old wives' tale
- mental object
- traditional knowledge
- cognitive content
- lorum (Latin)
- lār (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
Words that Rhyme with Lore
Example sentences of the word lore
1. Noun, singular or mass
The area between a bird's eye and bill on the side of his head is called the lore.
Quotes containing the word lore
1. Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore — While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door.
- Edgar Allan Poe, Edgar Allan Poe: Selected Poems
2. A DAY LAYE""Every dawn of our lives a heart is forged andLinked with lore to one so similarBorn with blessed life dustStored beneath its soulTo bless and pass onto its childrenEven though the wind may blow it all awayDon't ever worry 'cos I'm your friend.
- Marc Bolan, Marc Bolan Lyric Book