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Webster 1913 Edition


Frore

Frore

,
adv.
[See
Frorn
.]
Frostily.
[Obs.]
The parching air
Burns
frore
, and cold performs the effect of fire.
Milton.

Webster 1828 Edition


Frore

FRORE

,
Adj.
Frozen

Definition 2022


frore

frore

See also: fröre

English

Adjective

frore (comparative more frore, superlative most frore)

  1. (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.

Translations

Verb

frore

  1. (archaic, rare) simple past tense of freeze
    • c. 1834,, Mary Howitt, The Sea:
      And down below all fretted and frore, []