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 for Ore
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ore \Ore\ ([=o]r), n. [AS. [=a]r.]
     Honor; grace; favor; mercy; clemency; happy augury. [Obs.]
     --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ore \Ore\, n. [AS. [=o]ra; cf. [=a]r brass, bronze, akin to OHG.
     [=e]r, G. ehern brazen, Icel. eir brass, Goth. ais, L. aes,
     Skr. ayas iron. [root]210. Cf. Ora, Era.]
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     1. The native form of a metal, whether free and uncombined,
        as gold, copper, etc., or combined, as iron, lead, etc.
        Usually the ores contain the metals combined with oxygen,
        sulphur, arsenic, etc. (called mineralizers).
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     2. (Mining) A native metal or its compound with the rock in
        which it occurs, after it has been picked over to throw
        out what is worthless.
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     3. Metal; as, the liquid ore. [R.] --Milton.
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     Ore hearth, a low furnace in which rich lead ore is
        reduced; -- also called Scotch hearth. --Raymond.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  ore
      n 1: a mineral that contains metal that is valuable enough to be
           mined
      2: a monetary subunit in Denmark and Norway and Sweden; 100 ore
         equal 1 krona

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  26 Moby Thesaurus words for "ore":
     argentite, arsenopyrite, bauxite, chalcocite, cinnabar, crude,
     galena, iron ore, ironstone, limonite, lodestone, magnetite,
     mineral, mineral-bearing material, mispickel, pyrite, raw material,
     rich ore, rich vein, rough diamond, siderite, stibnite,
     unanalyzed mass, unlicked cub, untreated mineral, virgin soil
  
  

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