Gorey [gawr-ee] Examples noun

  1. Edward (St. John),1925–2000, U.S. writer and illustrator.

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  • At the siege of Ross his father, at Gorey all his brothers fell.


    James Joyce

  • It was a beautiful moment (12th May) when we came to our lodgings at Gorey.

    George Eliot’s Life, Vol. I (of 3)

    George Eliot

  • In Leinster they say, ‘by all the goats in Gorey’—which is a big oath.

    English As We Speak It in Ireland

    P. W. Joyce

  • The red ‘coats meeting no further opposition marched cautiously across the island, and encamped for the night on Gorey Common.

    St George’s Cross

    H. G. Keene

  • The outline of the castle and its rock is remarkably fine, and reminded us of Gorey in Jersey.

    George Eliot’s Life, Vol. II (of 3)

    George Eliot

  • British Dictionary definitions for gorey Gorey noun

    1. Edward St John . 1925–2000, US illustrator and author, noted for his bizarre humour in such works as The Unstrung Harp (1953) and The Wuggly Ump (1963)

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