frore (comparative more frore, superlative most frore)
- (archaic) Extremely cold; frozen.
- 1818, Percy Shelley, The Revolt of Islam, canto 9:
- We die, even as the winds of Autumn fade,
- Expiring in the frore and foggy air.
- 1883, Religion in Europe, historically considered, page 13:
- For heavenly beauty, mid perennial springs, Feels not the change, which frore sad winter brings.
- 1896, A. E. Housman, A Shropshire Lad, XLVI, lines 15-16
- Or if one haulm whose year is o'er / Shivers on the upland frore.
- c. 1916,, Rupert Brooke, Song
- My heart all Winter lay so numb / The earth so dead and frore.
- (archaic, rare) simple past tense of freeze
- c. 1834,, Mary Howitt, The Sea:
- And down below all fretted and frore, […]