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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Sore \Sore\, noun [OE. sor, sar, AS. s[=a]r. See {Sore}, adjective]

1. 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 sores. --Luke xvi. 21.

2. Fig.: Grief; affliction; trouble; difficulty. --Chaucer.

I see plainly where his sore lies. --Sir W. Scott.

{Gold sore}. (Med.) See under {Gold}, noun

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Sore \Sore\, adjective [F. saure, sore, sor; faucon sor a sore falcon. See {Sorrel}, noun] Reddish brown; sorrel. [R.]

{Sore falcon}. (Zool.) See {Sore}, noun, 1.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Sore \Sore\, noun (Zool.) A young hawk or falcon in the first year.

2. (Zool.) A young buck in the fourth year. See the Note under {Buck}.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Sore \Sore\, adjective [Compar. {Sorer}; superl. {Sorest}.] [OE. sor, sar, AS. s[=a]r; akin to D. zeer, OS. & OHG. s?r, G. sehr very, Icel. s[=a]rr, Sw. s[*a]r, Goth. sair pain. Cf. {Sorry}.]

1. Tender to the touch; susceptible of pain from pressure; inflamed; painful; -- said of the body or its parts; as, a sore hand.

2. 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 sore and uneasy. --Tillotson.

3. Severe; afflictive; distressing; as, a sore disease; sore evil or calamity. --Shak.

4. Criminal; wrong; evil. [Obs.] --Shak.

{Sore throat} (Med.), inflammation of the throat and tonsils; pharyngitis. See {Cynanche}.

{Malignant sore throat}, {Ulcerated sore throat} or {Putrid sore throat}. See {Angina}, and under {Putrid}.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Sore \Sore\, adverb [AS. s[=a]re. See {Sore}, adjective]

1. In a sore manner; with pain; grievously.

Thy hand presseth me sore. --Ps. xxxviii. 2.

2. Greatly; violently; deeply.

[Hannah] prayed unto the Lord and wept sore. --1 Sam. i. 10.

Sore sighed the knight, who this long sermon heard. --Dryden.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

sore

adjective

1: hurting; "the tender spot on his jaw" [syn: {sensitive}, {sore}, {raw}, {tender}]

2: causing misery or pain or distress; "it was a sore trial to him"; "the painful process of growing up" [syn: {afflictive}, {painful}, {sore}]

3: roused to anger; "stayed huffy a good while"- Mark Twain; "she gets mad when you wake her up so early"; "mad at his friend"; "sore over a remark" [syn: {huffy}, {mad}, {sore}]

noun

1: an open skin infection


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