Definitions

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  • interj. Expression of surprise.
  • n. A Hebrew measure of capacity; a core or homer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A Hebrew measure of capacity; a homer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The heart, in the anatomical sense; the physiologically central organ of the system of blood-vessels.
  • n. See core, corps.
  • n. A kind of fish.
  • n. A Hebrew and Phenician oil-measure, supposed to be equal to 96 United States (old wine) gallons. The cor (translated measure) is mentioned in Luke xvi. 7 as a dry measure. Also chor.
  • n. Assimilated form of com-, con-, before r. See com-.
  • n. An abbreviation of Corinthians.
  • n. An abbreviation of coroner; [l. c.]
  • n. of correlative
  • n. of correspondence, correspondent, and corresponding.

Etymologies

A worn-down form of God. (Wiktionary)
Hebrew (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • Often? I can't imagine this being said in an accent that had [r] there.

    June 11, 2010

  • A short form of the expression"gor blimey," or "gorblimey" or "cor blimey," often pronounced without the "r."

    June 11, 2010