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English definition of “yore”

yore

noun     /jɔːr/ US  /jɔːr/ literary
of yore of a long time ago: This was once a Roman road in days of yore.In the past
(Definition of yore noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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