- a Scot word for sore
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Examples from the Web for sair
Eh, but they maun be sair hungert afore they tak til the vera dirt!
It's sair wastit upo' him 'at caana see the thoucht intil't!
It's a trowth—but a sair pity, my dautie (daughter—darling).
There's mony aboot 'im 'at'll be sair eneuch upon 'im, but nane the wiser for that!
I'm sure I've suffered lang and sair ower her affliction, poor body.The Shadow of a Crime