the hard centre part containing the seeds of certain fruits
the most important or central part of anything
"five periodicals make up the core of their publishing program"
"the ball has a titanium core"
"the gist of the prosecutor's argument"
"the heart and soul of the Republican Party"
"the nub of the story"
"each core has three wires passing through it, providing the means to select and detect the contents of each bit"
"core an apple"
The Canker, or Coar, of the late Rebellion was torn out by this loyal Acknowledgment.