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sair

/ser/
adjective, adverb
1.
a Scot word for sore
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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  • Eh, but they maun be sair hungert afore they tak til the vera dirt!

    Salted With Fire George MacDonald
  • It's sair wastit upo' him 'at caana see the thoucht intil't!

    Salted With Fire George MacDonald
  • It's a trowth—but a sair pity, my dautie (daughter—darling).

    Salted With Fire George MacDonald
  • There's mony aboot 'im 'at'll be sair eneuch upon 'im, but nane the wiser for that!

    Salted With Fire George MacDonald
  • I'm sure I've suffered lang and sair ower her affliction, poor body.

  • He was sair grieved, and bitterly he repented having 'robbed' you.

    Olive Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
  • I'm dootin'—I'm sair dootin' she's but a flichty, licht-hearted crittur after a'.

    Auld Licht Idylls

    J. M. Barrie
  • Ye hae been a guid friend to me, Sanders, in this sair affliction.

    Auld Licht Idylls

    J. M. Barrie
  • The young Malcolm, too, was weepin', no because his heart was afraid but because it was sair.

    Hunter's Marjory Margaret Bruce Clarke
  • "sairtenlee, sair, yes," replied the English-speaking waiter.

    We Two Edna Lyall

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