tore (comparative more tore, superlative most tore)
- (dialectal or obsolete) Hard, difficult; wearisome, tedious.
- (dialectal or obsolete) Strong, sturdy; great, massive.
- (dialectal or obsolete) Full; rich.
- simple past tense of tear (rip, rend, speed).
- The past tense of the other verb tear, meaning "produce liquid from the eyes", is teared.
tore (plural tores)
- (architecture) Alternative form of torus
- (geometry) The surface described by the circumference of a circle revolving about a straight line in its own plane.
- The solid enclosed by such a surface; an anchor ring.
Probably from the root of tear; compare Welsh word for a break or cut.
- The dead grass that remains on mowing land in winter and spring.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Mortimer to this entry?)
tore (genitive toreda, partitive toredat)
- fine, splendid
This adjective needs an inflection-table template.
- vocative singular of torus
Connected to Old Norse Þórr (“Tor, Thor”)
tore f (definite singular tora, indefinite plural torer, definite plural torene)
- “tore” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.