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    Core - (n.) A body of individuals; an assemblage.
    Core - (n.) A miner's underground working time or shift.
    Core - (n.) A Hebrew dry measure; a cor or homer.
    Core - (n.) The heart or inner part of a thing, as of a column, wall, rope, of a boil, etc.; especially, the central part of fruit, containing the kernels or seeds; as, the core of an apple or quince.
    Core - (n.) The center or inner part, as of an open space; as, the core of a square.
    Core - (n.) The most important part of a thing; the essence; as, the core of a subject.
    Core - (n.) The prtion of a mold which shapes the interior of a cylinder, tube, or other hollow casting, or which makes a hole in or through a casting; a part of the mold, made separate from and inserted in it, for shaping some part of the casting, the form of which is not determined by that of the pattern.
    Core - (n.) A disorder of sheep occasioned by worms in the liver.
    Core - (n.) The bony process which forms the central axis of the horns in many animals.
    Core - (v. t.) To take out the core or inward parts of; as, to core an apple.
    Core - (v. t.) To form by means of a core, as a hole in a casting.
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    Albacore - (n.) See Albicore.
    Albicore - (n.) A name applied to several large fishes of the Mackerel family, esp. Orcynus alalonga. One species (Orcynus thynnus), common in the Mediterranean and Atlantic, is called in New England the horse mackerel; the tunny.
    Caracore - (n.) Alt. of Caracora
    Coreopsis - (n.) A genus of herbaceous composite plants, having the achenes two-horned and remotely resembling some insect; tickseed. C. tinctoria, of the Western plains, the commonest plant of the genus, has been used in dyeing.
    Corer - (n.) That which cores; an instrument for coring fruit; as, an apple corer.
    Corocore - (n.) A kind of boat of various forms, used in the Indian Archipelago.
    Decore - (v. t.) To decorate; to beautify.
    Decorement - (n.) Ornament.
    Dioscorea - (n.) A genus of plants. See Yam.
    Eightscore - (a. & n.) Eight times twenty; a hundred and sixty.
    Encore - (adv. / interj.) Once more; again; -- used by the auditors and spectators of plays, concerts, and other entertainments, to call for a repetition of a particular part.
    Encore - (n.) A call or demand (as, by continued applause) for a repetition; as, the encores were numerous.
    Encored - (imp. & p. p.) of Encore
    Encore - (v. t.) To call for a repetition or reappearance of; as, to encore a song or a singer.
    Fourscore - (n.) Four times twenty; eighty.
    Fourscore - (n.) The product of four times twenty; eighty units or objects.
    Halicore - (n.) Same as Dugong.
    Hogscore - (n.) A distance lime brawn across the rink or course between the middle line and the tee.
    Ninescore - (a.) Nine times twenty, or one hundred and eighty.
    Ninescore - (n.) The product of nine times twenty; ninescore units or objects.
    Score - (n.) A notch or incision; especially, one that is made as a tally mark; hence, a mark, or line, made for the purpose of account.
    Score - (n.) An account or reckoning; account of dues; bill; hence, indebtedness.
    Score - (n.) Account; reason; motive; sake; behalf.
    Score - (n.) The number twenty, as being marked off by a special score or tally; hence, in pl., a large number.
    Score - (n.) A distance of twenty yards; -- a term used in ancient archery and gunnery.
    Score - (n.) A weight of twenty pounds.
    Score - (n.) The number of points gained by the contestants, or either of them, in any game, as in cards or cricket.
    Score - (n.) A line drawn; a groove or furrow.
    Score - (n.) The original and entire draught, or its transcript, of a composition, with the parts for all the different instruments or voices written on staves one above another, so that they can be read at a glance; -- so called from the bar, which, in its early use, was drawn through all the parts.
    Scored - (imp. & p. p.) of Score
    Score - (v. t.) To mark with lines, scratches, or notches; to cut notches or furrows in; to notch; to scratch; to furrow; as, to score timber for hewing; to score the back with a lash.
    Score - (v. t.) Especially, to mark with significant lines or notches, for indicating or keeping account of something; as, to score a tally.
    Score - (v. t.) To mark or signify by lines or notches; to keep record or account of; to set down; to record; to charge.
    Score - (v. t.) To engrave, as upon a shield.
    Score - (v. t.) To make a score of, as points, runs, etc., in a game.
    Score - (v. t.) To write down in proper order and arrangement; as, to score an overture for an orchestra. See Score, n., 9.
    Score - (n.) To mark with parallel lines or scratches; as, the rocks of New England and the Western States were scored in the drift epoch.
    Scorer - (n.) One who, or that which, scores.
    Sevenscore - (n. & a.) Seven times twenty, that is, a hundred and forty.
    Sixscore - (a. & n.) Six times twenty; one hundred and twenty.
    Succored - (imp. & p. p.) of Succor
    Succorer - (n.) One who affords succor; a helper.
    Three-score - (a.) Thrice twenty; sixty.
    Twelvescore - (n. & a.) Twelve times twenty; two hundred and forty.
    Underscore - (v. t.) To draw a mark or line under; to underline.
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    Core - n. 1 horny central part of certain fruits, containing the seeds. 2 central or most important part of anything (also attrib.: core curriculum). 3 inner central region of the earth. 4 part of a nuclear reactor containing fissile material. 5 hist. Structural unit in a computer, storing one bit of data (see *bit4). 6 inner strand of an electric cable. 7 piece of soft iron forming the centre of an electromagnet or induction coil. v. (-ring) remove the core from. corer n. [origin unknown]
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    Encore - n. 1 audience's demand for the repetition of an item, or for a further item. 2 such an item. v. (-ring) 1 call for the repetition of (an item). 2 call back (a performer) for this. int. Again, once more. [french, = once again]
    Hardcore - n. Solid material, esp. Rubble, as road-foundation.
    Hard core - n. 1 irreducible nucleus. 2 colloq. A the most committed members of a society etc. B conservative or reactionary minority (see also *hardcore).
    Hard-core - adj. 1 forming a nucleus. 2 blatant, uncompromising. 3 (of pornography) explicit, obscene.
    Score - n. 1 a number of points, goals, runs, etc., made by a player or side in some games. B respective numbers of points etc. At the end of a game (score was fivenil). C act of gaining esp. A goal. 2 (pl. Same or -s) twenty or a set of twenty. 3 (in pl.) A great many (scores of people). 4 reason or motive (rejected on that score). 5 mus. A copy of a composition showing all the vocal and instrumental parts arranged one below the other. B music for a film or play, esp. For a musical. 6 notch, line, etc. Cut or scratched into a surface. 7 record of money owing. v. (-ring) 1 a win or gain (a goal, points, success, etc.). B count for (points in a game etc.) (a boundary scores six). 2 a make a score in a game (failed to score). B keep score in a game. 3 mark with notches etc. 4 have an advantage (that is where he scores). 5 mus. (often foll. By for) orchestrate or arrange (a piece of music). 6 slang a obtain drugs illegally. B make a sexual conquest. keep score (or the score) register scores as they are made. Know the score colloq. Be aware of the essential facts. On that score so far as that is concerned. Score off (or score points off) colloq. Humiliate, esp. Verbally. Score out delete. scorer n. [old norse: related to *shear]
    Scoreboard - n. Large board for displaying the score in a game or match.
    Score-book - n. (also score-card or -sheet) printed book etc. For entering esp. Cricket scores in.
    Threescore - n. & adj. Archaic sixty.
    Underscore - v. (-ring) = *underline.

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