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Victorian Ghosts, 1852-1907: EN 4573 Collection


Defined as ‘to pierce or stab deeply’. In this case, it’s likely said in such an aggressive tone to suggest the dresses are cut so scandalously short it’s almost violent.

Citation used: “gore.” Oxford English Dictionary, Oxford University Press, 2020,


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