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Bore

1. To make a hole or perforation with, or as with, a boring instrument; to cut a circular hole by the rotary motion of a tool; as, to bore for water or oil (i. E, to sink a well by boring for water or oil); to bore with a gimlet; to bore into a tree (as insects).

2. To be pierced or penetrated by an instrument that cuts as it turns; as, this timber does not bore well, or is hard to bore.

3. To push forward in a certain direction with laborious effort. They take their flight . . . Boring to the west. (Dryden)

4. To shoot out the nose or toss it in the air; said of a horse.

1. To perforate or penetrate, as a solid body, by turning an auger, gimlet, drill, or other instrument; to make a round hole in or through; to pierce; as, to bore a plank. I'll believe as soon this whole earth may be bored. (Shak)

2. To form or enlarge by means of a boring instrument or apparatus; as, to bore a steam cylinder or a gun barrel; to bore a hole. Short but very powerful jaws, by means whereof the insect can bore, as with a centerbit, a cylindrical passage through the most solid wood. (t. W. Harris)

3. To make (a passage) by laborious effort, as in boring; as, to bore one's way through a crowd; to force a narrow and difficult passage through. What bustling crowds i bored.

4. To weary by tedious iteration or by dullness; to tire; to trouble; to vex; to annoy; to pester. He bores me with some trick. (Shak) Used to come and bore me at rare intervals. (Carlyle)

5. To befool; to trick. I am abused, betrayed; i am laughed at, scorned, Baffled and bored, it seems. (Beau. & Fl)

Origin: oe. Borien, as. Borian; akin to Icel. Bora, dan. Bore, D. Boren, OHG. Porn, g. Bohren, L. Forare, gr. To plow, Zend bar.

(Science: physics) a tidal flood which regularly or occasionally rushes into certain rivers of peculiar configuration or location, in one or more waves which present a very abrupt front of considerable height, dangerous to shipping, as at the mouth of the amazon, in south America, the Hoogly and Indus, in india, and the Tsien-tang, in china.

less properly, a very high and rapid tidal flow, when not so abrupt, such as occurs at the bay of Fundy and in the British channel.

Origin: Icel. Bara wave: cf. G. Empor upwards, OHG. Bor height, burren to lift, perh. Allied to as. Beran, E. 1st bear.


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