Webster 1913 Edition
A young hawk or falcon in the first year.
A young buck in the fourth year. See the Note under
sār; akin to D.
zeer, OS. & OHG.
Tender to the touch; susceptible of pain from pressure; inflamed; painful; – said of the body or its parts;
Fig.: Sensitive; tender; easily pained, grieved, or vexed; very susceptible of irritation.
Malice and hatred are very fretting and vexatious, and apt to make our minds
Severe; afflictive; distressing;
soreevil or calamity
A place in an animal body where the skin and flesh are ruptured or bruised, so as to be tender or painful; a painful or diseased place, such as an ulcer or a boil.
The dogs came and licked his
Luke xvi. 21.
Fig.: Grief; affliction; trouble; difficulty.
I see plainly where his
Sir W. Scott.
In a sore manner; with pain; grievously.
Thy hand presseth me
Ps. xxxviii. 2.
Greatly; violently; deeply.
[Hannah] prayed unto the Lord and wept
1 Sam. i. 10.
Soresighed the knight, who this long sermon heard.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.A place in an animal body where the skin and flesh are ruptured or bruised, so as to be pained with the slightest pressure.
2.An ulcer; a boil.
3.In Scriptures, grief; affliction. 2 Chron. 6.
1.Tender and susceptible of pain from pressure; as, a boil, ulcer or abscess is very sore; a wounded place is sore; inflammation renders a part sore.
2.Tender, as the mind; easily pained, grieved or vexed; very susceptible of irritation from any thing that crosses the inclination. Malice and hatred are very fretting, and apt to make our minds sore and uneasy.
3.Affected with inflammation; as sore eyes.
4.Violent with pain; severe; afflictive; distressing; as a sore disease; sore evil or calamity; a sore night.
5.Severe; violent; as a sore conflict.
1.With painful violence; intensely; severely; grievously. They hand presseth me sore.
2.Greatly; violently; deeply. He was sorely afflicted at the loss of his son. Sore sigh'd the knight, who this long sermon heard.