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Lore may refer to:

  • Lore, all the facts and traditions about a particular subject that have been accumulated over time through education or experience
    • Folklore, acquired knowledge or traditional beliefs
  • Lore (East Timor) (Loré), a city and subdistrict in Lautém District, East Timor
  • Lore, region between the eye and bill on the side of a bird's head; plural is lores, adjective is loral or loreal; this term also applies to analogous structures in fish and reptiles, for example, the loreal scale of snakes
  • Lore (Star Trek), an android in the Star Trek fictional universe
  • Lore Sjöberg, an internet humourist
  • Lore (album), for the Clannad album

References


1911 encyclopedia

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From LoveToKnow 1911

LORE, properly instruction, teaching, knowledge. The O. Eng. lar, as the Dutch leer and Ger. Lehre, represents the Old Teutonic root, meaning to impart or receive knowledge, seen in "to learn," "learning." In the Gentleman's Magazine for June 1830 it was suggested that "lore" should be used as a termination instead of the Greek derivative -ology in the names of the various sciences. This was never done, but the word, both as termination and alone, is frequently applied to the many traditional beliefs, stories, &c., connected with the body of knowledge concerning some special subject; e.g. legendary lore, bird-lore, &c. The most familiar use is in "folk-lore" (q.v.).


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Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

See also lore

Contents

Dutch

Proper noun

Lore

  1. A female given name derived from Eleonore.

German

Proper noun

Lore

  1. A female given name derived from Eleonore.

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