yores

yore

[yawr, yohr]
noun
1.
Chiefly Literary. time past: knights of yore.
adverb
2.
Obsolete. of old; long ago.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English; Old English geāra

yore, your, you're.
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yore (jɔː)
 
n
1.  time long past (now only in the phrase of yore)
 
adv
2.  obsolete in the past; long ago
 
[Old English geāra, genitive plural of gēaryear; see hour]

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yore
O.E. geara (adv.) "of yore," originally genitive plural of gear (see year), and used without of.
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