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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sore  \Sore\,  n.  [OE.  sor,  sar,  AS  s[=a]r.  See  {Sore},  a.] 
  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},  n. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sore  \Sore\,  a.  [F.  saure,  sore,  sor;  faucon  sor  a  sore  falcon. 
  See  {Sorrel},  n.] 
  Reddish  brown;  sorrel.  [R.] 
 
  {Sore  falcon}.  (Zo["o]l.)  See  {Sore},  n.,  1. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sore  \Sore\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  young  hawk  or  falcon  in  the  first  year. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  young  buck  in  the  fourth  year.  See  the  Note 
  under  {Buck}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sore  \Sore\,  adv  [AS.  s[=a]re.  See  {Sore},  a.] 
  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  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sore  \Sore\,  a.  [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},  {Ulcerated}  or  {Putrid},  {sore  throat}.  See 
  {Angina},  and  under  {Putrid}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  sore 
  adj  1:  hurting;  "the  tender  spot  on  his  jaw"  [syn:  {sensitive},  {tender}] 
  2:  causing  misery  or  pain  or  distress;  "it  was  a  sore  trial  to 
  him";  "the  painful  process  of  growing  up"  [syn:  {afflictive}, 
  {painful}] 
  3:  (informal)  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}] 
  4:  inflamed  and  painful;  "his  throat  was  raw";  "had  a  sore 
  throat"  [syn:  {raw}] 
  n  :  an  open  skin  infection 




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