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gore

noun [U] uk   /ɡɔːr/ us    /ɡɔːr/
blood that has come from an injury and become thick: It's a good film, but there's a lot of blood and gore in it (= pictures of people being badly injured).

gore

verb [T] uk   /ɡɔːr/ us    /ɡɔːr/
(of an animal) to cause an injury to someone, or damage something, with the horns or tusks: gored by a bull
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