Blore
Blore Blore, n. [Perh. a variant of blare, v. i.; or cf. Gael. & Ir. blor a loud noise.] The act of blowing; a roaring wind; a blast. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

A most tempestuous blore. --Chapman. [1913 Webster]


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  • Blore — is a small village and parish in the Staffordshire Moorlands District of England. It is on an acclivity above Dovedale, three and a half miles NW of Ashbourne, including the hamlet of Swinscoe, one mile to the south, and a part of the parochial… …   Wikipedia

  • Blore — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Edward Blore (1787–1879), britischer Architekt Eric Blore (1887–1959), britischer Theater und Filmschauspieler Gary Blore, Konteradmiral der United States Coast Guard Diese Seite i …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Blore — This very unusual and interesting surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is locational from places so called in Staffordshire, one near Ashbourne, and the other near Market Drayton. The place near Ashbourne was first recorded as Blora in the… …   Surnames reference

  • blore — verb to bleat like an animal …   Wiktionary

  • blore — I. ˈblu̇(ə)r, u̇ə intransitive verb Etymology: Middle English bloren more at blare dialect England : bellow, low used of cattle or those (as children) that cry out loudly II. ˈblō(ə)r noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Blore Heath — is a sparsely populated area of farmland in Staffordshire, England.Close to the towns of Market Drayton and Loggerheads.Site of the Battle of Blore Heath, in 1459 …   Wikipedia

  • Blore with Swinscoe — is a civil parish NW of Ashbourne, in the Staffordshire Moorlands district of Staffordshire, England, on the edge of the Peak District National Park. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 123. The parish includes Blore and Swinscoe …   Wikipedia

  • Blore Heath Rural District — Blore Heath was a rural district in Staffordshire, England from 1894 to 1932.It was created under the Local Government Act 1894 from that part of the Market Drayton rural sanitary district which was in Staffordshire (the Shropshire part becoming… …   Wikipedia

  • Blore Head — (spr. Blöhr Hädd), Dörfchen in der Grafschaft Stafford. Hier den 23. Sept. 1459 Niederlage der Rothen Rose unter Salisbury durch die Weiße Rose unter Audley; s.u. England (Gesch.) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Blore Heath, Battle of — (1459)    Fought on 23 September 1459 near the village of Mucklestone in northwestern Staffordshire, the Battle of Blore Heath initiated a period of open civil war that lasted until the Battle of TOWTON in March 1461.    In June 1459, Queen… …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

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