Yore is defined as the distant past or times long ago.(noun)
The 1800's were an example of times ofyore.
See yore in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE geara, adv. formation < gear, year
See yore in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English, long ago, time long past
Origin: , from Old English gēara, geāra, long ago
Origin: , from genitive pl. of gēar, year; see year.
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