Definition of 'lore'
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This remains one of the great talking points of chess lore and culture. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Part of their family lore was the story of the lost engagement ring. Christianity Today (2000)The sensitivity of bees is probably why there is more weather lore about them than any other creature. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There are many similar weather lore sayings across Europe and they make some sense. Times, Sunday Times (2012)March has begun dry and mild, but that is not always a good sign in weather lore. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Often this attitude goes hand in hand with a belief that we have lost touch with nature and forgotten the essential lore of land. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There were also her daily meetings with the two men, one of which will surely enter family lore. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A ruined city thought only to exist in local lore has been discovered in Honduras. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Family lore records her youthful grace and worldly distinction, her deft conversation, and her vivacious letters. Berthe Morisot (1990)That nugget of weather lore came to mind last week, particularly for those of us in eastern parts of Britain. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This fine spell also occurs regularly enough for it to have become a feature of weather lore in many other countries in Western Europe. Times, Sunday Times (2013)As we walk on, I have an increased respect for local lore. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'lore'
British English: lore NOUN
The lore of a particular country or culture is its traditional stories and history.
...the Book of the Sea, which was stuffed with sailors' lore.
Definition of lore from the Collins English Dictionary
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