gore

Part of speech: verb

To make a gore of; supply with a gore.

Part of speech: verb

To pierce, as with a horn; stab.

Part of speech: noun

A wedge- shaped piece, as of cloth in a garment.

Part of speech: noun

Blood after effusion, especially clotted blood.

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Usage examples "gore":

  1. Blood and gore, When he draws his 'arf- and- 'arf in blood and gore." - "Captain Jinks, Hero", Ernest Crosby.
  2. And the chief commenced his song, which ran thus:- I shall taste revenge; I shall dip my hands in purple gore; I shall wet my lips with the blood of the men, Who overcame my Braves; I shall tinge the lake so blue With the hue which it wore, When I stood, like a mouse in a wild cat's den, And saw the Hurons dig the graves Of my Maquas good and true! - "Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 3 (of 3)", James Athearn Jones.
  3. Lombardy and Venice will not soon forget the thousands he butchered, and the millions he plundered; that with hands reeking with blood, and stained with human gore, he seized the trinkets which devotion had given to sanctity, to ornament the fingers of an assassin, or decorate the bosom of a harlot. - "The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte", Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton.