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sair

adjective, adverb
  1. a Scot word for sore
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Historical Examples of sair

  • 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.