from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See bore3.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Obsolete form of eager.
- n. a tidal bore
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A wave, or two or three successive waves, of great height and violence, at flood tide moving up an estuary or river; -- commonly called the bore. See bore.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See eager.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
Origin unknown.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
See eager (Wiktionary)
From Old English eágor ("water, sea") (Wiktionary)