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Bore (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Bore

A tedious, troublesome man or woman, one who bores the ears of his hearers with an uninteresting tale; a term much in fashion about the years 1780 and 1781.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

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