noun(in phrase of yore) literary
Of long ago or former times (used in nostalgic or mock-nostalgic recollection): a great empire in days of yore
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- Boyhood's end is a short but dramatic work full of conflicting emotions and nostalgia for days of yore.
- In an ideal world, I would be at home with you, enjoying breaks in the cloud and reminiscing over floods past and the storms of yore.
- While they make for funny dinner conversation now, in days of yore these words were taken very seriously.
Old English geāra, geāre, of unknown origin.
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