Origin of sorrel1
Words nearby sorrel
Other definitions for sorrel (2 of 2)
How to use sorrel in a sentence
When sunlight touches the sorrel, the leaves fold downward to protect themselves, then right themselves once direct sunlight has passed.
Next came Dolly, after a big sorrel mare; and Paul, after a freckled pinto; and so on down the line.
Bill Barry's statement that the cru-colored bovine was "lively" and could outrun his sorrel mare was, at least founded upon fact.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
That morning, it was the first Sunday after Easter, the Duchess rode out of the castle on her great sorrel horse, while on?Honey-Bee|Anatole France
Young Matt knew the step of that horse, as well as he knew the sound of old Kate's bell, or the neigh of his own sorrel.The Shepherd of the Hills|Harold Bell Wright
The sorrel drew steadily ahead; he was passing when Brann turned.Wayside Courtships|Hamlin Garland
One on a big sorrel and the other on a roan with white stockings on the front feet?The Highgrader|William MacLeod Raine
British Dictionary definitions for sorrel (1 of 2)
- a light brown to brownish-orange colour
- (as adjective)a sorrel carpet