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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Bore (A).
A person who bestows his tediousness on you; one who wearies you with his prate, his company, or his solicitations. Verb bear, bore, borne, to endure. A bore is someone we bore with or endured.   1
“At this instant
He bores me with some trick.”
Shakespeare: Henry VIII., i. 1.


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