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(archaic, dialectal) To cry; cry out; weep.
(archaic, dialectal) To bray; bleat like an animal; bellow.
(obsolete) The act of blowing; a roaring wind; a blast.
From Middle English bloren, variation of bleren, blaren, from Old English *blǣran, blārian (“to blare, bellow, cry”). More at blare.
Perhaps from blore above, a variant of blare, affected by blow. Compare also Gaelic and Irish blor (“a loud noise”).
Near Wimborne is Canford Manor, the seat of Lord Wimborne, a mansion in the Tudor style, built by Blore in 1826, and improved from designs of Sir Charles Barry.
After Blore Heath Richard was attainted by the Lancastrian parliament, and returned to Dublin, where the colonial parliament acknowledged him and assumed virtual independence.
To the west on the borders of Shropshire is Blore Heath, the scene of a defeat of the Lancastrians by the Yorkists in 1459.
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