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2. High sounding ; magnificent of sound. the chimney, and some appointed to sweep down The Italian opera, amidst all the meanness the sout, the house will be in danger of burning.

Howel. and familiarity of the thoughts, has something beautiful and sonorous in the expression. Addison.

Oft they assay'd, The vowels are sonor01us.


Hunger and thirst constraining; drugg'd as oft SONO'ROUSLY. adv. (from sonorous.]

With hatefullest disrelish, writh'd their jaws,
With soot and cinders fill'd.

Milton. With high sound ; with magnificence of

Our household gods, that droop upon our sound.

hearths, SONO'ROUSNESS. n. s. [from sonorous.] Each from his venerable face shall brush 1. The quality of giving sound.

The Macedonian soot, and shine again. Dryden. Fnquiring of a maker of viols and lutes of So'OTED. adj. [from soot. Smeared, mawhat age he thought lutes ought to be, to attain nured, or covered with soot. their full and best seasoning for sonorousness, he The land was sooted before. Mortimer. replicd, That in some twenty years would be re

So'OTERKIN. n. s. A kind of false birth quisite, and in others foriy.


fabled to be produced by the Dutch 2. Magnificence of sound.

women from sitting over their stoves. SOON. adr. [suns, Gothick; sona, Sax.

When Jove was, from his teeming head, saen, Dutch]

Of wit's fair goddess brought to bed, 1. Before long time be past ; shortly after There follow'd at his lying-in, any time assigned or supposed.

For after-birth, a soctcrdin.

Stift. Nor did they not perceive their evil plight, Soorh. n. s. (ro8, Sax.] Truth; reality. Yet to their general's voice they soon obey'd. Obsolete.

Milion. Sir, understand you this of me in soolb,
You must obey me, soon or late ;

The youngest daughter, whom you bearken for, Why should you vainly struggle with your fave? Her father keeps from all access of sutors,

Dryente Until the clder sister first be wed. Sbakspeare. 2. Early ; before any time supposed : op He looks like sooth: he says he loves my posed to late.

daughter; O boy! thy father gave the life too soon,

I think so too; for never gaz'd the moon And haih bereft thee of thy life too late. 543/s. l'pon the water, as he 'II stand and read Do this, that I may be restored to you the My daughter's cyes.

Sbakspeare, Hibrwi,

If I have any skill in soothsaying, as in seath How is it that you are come so soon 10-day?

I have none, it doth prognosticate that I shall Exclus. change cars.

Camda. The earlier stareth for the latar, and not the

The very sootb of it is, that an ill habit has later cometh sooner.

the force of an ill fate.


I did not mean to chide you;
3. Readily; willingly.
I would as soon see a river winding though

For, scoth to say, I hold it nchle in you
To cherish the distressid,

Roge. woods and meadows, as wlien it is rossed up ini

so many whimsical figures at Versailles. hdisos. SOOT!!'adj. (roð, Sax.] Pleasing ; de4. It has in Sidney the siguification oi an


Some other means I have, adjective, whether licentiously or ac

Which one of Melibaus odd I learn’d, cording to the custom of his time.

The sootbest shepherd that e'er pip'd on plains. He hath preserved Arralus alive, under pre

Milton. tence of having him publickly executed after these wars, of which they hope for a suonard

Sooth. n. s. Sweetness ; kindness. This prosperous issue.


seems to be the meaving here.

That e'er this tongue of mine, 5. Soon as. Immediately ; at the very

That laid the sentence of dread banishment time.

On yond proud man, should take it off again As soon as he came nigh unto the camp, he With words of .0016!

Sbakspeare. saw the calf and the dance.

Norsas his vircuc prison'd, soon as bom,

T. SOOTH. v, a. (gerodian, Saxon.] With the too early thoughts of being king.

1. To fatter; to please with blandishDryden.

monts. Feasts, and business, and pleasures, and on In soothing them, we nourish 'gainst our senate joyments, scem creat ihings to us, whilst we The cockle of rebellion, insolence, sedition. think of nothing Use; but as soon as we add

Sbakspeare. death to them, they all sink into an equal little

Cau I sooth tyranny ?

Laru. Seem pleas'd to see my roval master murder'd, SU'ONLY. Odt. [from soon.] Quickly; His coin usurp'd, a distaft in the throne? Dryd. specdily. This word I remember in no

Ev his fair daughter is the chief confin'd,

Who souths to dear delight his anxious mind; other place; but it soon be, as it seems Successless all her soft caresses prove, once to have been, an adjective, souriy To banish from his breast his country's love.

Pope. A mason meets with a stone that wants no Thinks he that Memnon, soldier as he is, cutting, and, sounly approring of it, places it in Thoughtless and dull, will listen to his soothing? his work. Utore.

Rorres SO'OPBERRY. n. s. [sapindus, Latin.) A

I've tried the force of every reason on him, plant.


SootLd and caress’d, been angry, scotb'd again ;

Laid safety, life, and interest, in his sight; SOOT. n. s. [rot, Saxon ; scot, Islandick;

But all are yain, he scorns them all for Cato. sait, Dutch.] Condensed or embodied

Addison, Smo e

2. To calm ; to soften ; to mollify. S2, though thin spread in a field, is a very

The beldame good compost.

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s. To gratify; to please.

T. SOP. v. a. To steep in liquor. This calm a his cares; sooth'd with his future SOPE. n. s. (See SOAP.]

fame, And pleas'd to hear his propagated name. Dryd.

SOPH.n. s. [from sophista, Lat.). A young So'OTHER. n. s. [from sooth.) A flatterer;

man who has been two years at the uni

versity. one who gains by blandishments. I cannot flatter: I defy

Three Cambridge saphs and three pert tem

plars came, The tongues of sootbers.


The sanie their talents, and cheir tastes the same; To SooʻTHSAY. v. n. [sooth and say.) To Each prompt to query, answer, and debate, predict; to foretell.

And sinit with love of poesyard piate. A damsel, possessed with a spirit of divination, So'PHI. n. s. [Persian.] The emperour met us, which brought her masters much gain of Persia. by sooibsaying:


By this scimitar SOO'THSAYER. n. s. [from soothsay.] A That slew the sophi and a Persian prince. Shaks. foreteller; a predicter; a prognosticator. A fig for the sultan and sopbi. Congreve.

Scarce was Musidorus made partaker of this oft blinding light, when there were found num

So'phism. n. s. (sophisma, Lat.) A fallabers of seobsagers, who affirmed strange and in cious argument ; an unsound subtilty; a credible things should be performed by that failacy. child.

Sidney: When a false argument puts on the appearA soolbs ayer bids you beware the ides of ance of a true one, then it is properly called a March. Sbakspeare. sopbism or fallacy.

Watts. He was animated to expect the papacy by the I, who as yet was never known to show prediction of a soutbsayer, that one should suc False pity to premeditated woe, cecd pope Leo, whose name should be Adrian, Will graciously explain great nature's laws, an aged man of mean birth, and of great learn And hear thy sophisms in so plain a cause. ing and wisdom. Bacon.

Harte. SoO'TINESS. n. s. [from sooty.] The qua- SO'PHIST. n. s. [sophista, Lat.] A pro

lity of being sooty; fuliginousness. fessor of philosophy. Soo'ry. adj. [from soot.]

The court of Crasus is said to have been mucii 1. Breeding soot.

resorted to by the sophists of Greece, in the hapo By fire of sooty coal th' alchymist turns

py beginning of his reign.

Tempic. Metals to gold.

Milton. SO'PHISTER. n. s. [sophiste, Fr. sopivista, 2. Consisting of soot ; fuliginous.

Latin.] There may be some chymical way so to defe 1. A disputant fallaciously subtle ; an artcate this wil, that it shall not spend into a sooty ful but insidious logician.

Wilkins. A subtle traitor needs no sophister. Suksp. 3. Black; dark; dusky.

If a heathen pliilosopher brings arguments from All the grisly legions that troop

reason, which none of our atheisiical.gphisters Under the sooty flag of Acheron;

can confute, for the immortaliiy of the soul, I Harpies and hydras, and all inonstrous forms. hope they will so weigh the consequences, as

Milton. neither to talk nor live as if there was no such Swift on his sooty pinions fits the gnome, thing.

Deman. And in a vapour reach'd the gloomy dome. Pope. Not all the subtle objections of sophisters and To Soo'ry. v. n. (from soot.) To make rabbies, against the gospel, so mucií prejudiced black with soot.

the reception of it, as the repaoach of those Then (for his own weeds) shirt and coat all

criines with which they aspersed the assemblies of christians.

Regreso rent, Tann'd and all sootied with noisome smoke, 2. A professor of philosophy; a soplist. She put him on; and over all a cloke. Cbapman.

This sense is antiquated.

Alcidimus the sophister hath argument: to Sop. n. s. [rop, Saxon ; sopa, Spanish ;

prove, that voluntary and externporal tar excelsoppe, Dutch.)

leth premeditated speech.

Hookur. 1. Any thing steeped in liquor, commonly Sophi'STICAL.adi. [sophistique, Fr. from to be eaten.

sophist.) Fallaciously subtle; logically The bounded waters

deceitful. Would lift their bosoms higher than the shores,

Neither know I whether I should prefer for And make a sop of all this solid globe. Shaksp.

madness, and sophistical couzenage, that the Draw, you rogue! for though it be night, yet

same body of Cirrist should be in a thousand the moon shines: I'll make a sop o'th' moon

Hal. shine of you.

places at once of this sublunary world.

Sbakspeare, When the state of the controversy is well un. Sops in wine, quantity for quantity, inebriate

derstood, the difficulty will no: be great in giring more than wine of itself.


answers to all his sopbistical Cavids. Stilling fist. 2. Ary thing given to pacify, from the That may seen a denonstration for the presop given to Cerberus.

sent, which to posterity will appear a mele ste The prudent Sibyl had before prepar'd phistical knot.

Mure. A sop, in honey steep'd, to charm the guard; SOPHISTICALLY. adv. [from sophisti. Which, mix'd with powerful drugs, she cast bee ca!.7 With fallacious subrity.

fore His greedy grinning jaws, just op'd to roar.

Bolingbroke argues most soubistically: Sruifi.

T. Surii'STICATE. v. a. (sophistiqur's

Dryden. III nature is not cured with a sop; quarrel

Fr. from soolis.] To aculierate ; to somne men, as well as quarrelsome curs, are corrupt with something spurious. worse for fair usage.

L'Estrang:. If the passions of the mind be strong, they To Cerberus they give a sop,

easily sophisticate the understanding; they make His triprie barking muutis tu stop. Szlift. it apt to believe upon every slender warrant, ard



co imagine infallible truth where scarce any pro- SOPORI'FEROUSNESS. n. s. [from soporibable shew appeareth.

Hooker. ferous.] The quality of causing sleep. Here's three of us are sophisticated. .

Divers experiments succeeded not, because SOPOR I'FICK. adj. [sopor and facio.} they were at one cime tried with genuine mate Causing sleep; opiate ; narcotick. riais, and at another time with sophisticated ones.

The colour and taste of opium are, as well as Boyle.

its soporifick or anodyne virtues, mere powers

depending on its primary qualities. Locke. The only persons amongst the heathens who sophisticated nature and philosophy, were the SO'PPER. 1. s. [from sop.] One that stoicks; who affirmed a fatal, unchangeable con steeps any thing in liquor. catenation of causas, reaching even to the elicite SOR B. n. s. [sorbum, Lat.] The berry acts of man's will.

South. of the sorb or service-tree.
Yet the rich cullies may their boasting spare;
They purchase but sophisticated ware:

So'r BILE. adj. [from sorbeo, Lat.] That 'T is prod gality that buys deceit,

may be drunk or sipped. Where both the giver and the taker chcat. Dryd. SOKBI'TION. n. s. (sorbitio, Lat.] The

The eye hath its coats and humours transpa act of drinking or sipping. rent and colourless, lest it should tinge and so

SO'RCERER, n. s. (sorcier, Fr. sortiarius, phisticate the light that it lets in by a natural

low Lat.] A conjurer; an enchanter ; jaundice.

Bentley SOPHISTICATE. part. adj. [from the

a magician. verb.) Adulterate; not genuine.

They say this town is full of cozenage;

As nimble jugglers that deceive the eye, Wine sparkles brighter far than she;

Drug-working sorcerers that change the mind, ”T is pure and right, without deceit,

Soul-killing witches that deform the body, And that no woinan e'er will be:

And many such like libertines of sin. Sbaksp. No, they are ali sopbisticate.

Cowley. The weakness of the power of witches upon Since then a great part of our scientifical trea

kings and magistrates may be ascribed to the sure is most likely to be adulterate, though all

weakness of imagination; for it is hard for a bears the image and superscription of truth; the

witch or a sorcerer to put on a belief that they only way to know what is sopbisticate, and what

can hurt such.

Bacon. . is not so, is to bring all to the examen of the He saw a sable sorcerer arise, touchstone.


All sudden gorgons hiss, and dragons glare,
So truth, when only one supplied the state, And ten horn'd fiends.
Grew scarce and dear, and yet sophisticate.

The Egyptian sorcerers contended with Mo

Dryden. ses; but the wonders which Moses wrought did SOPHISTICATION. n. s. (sophistication, so far transcend the power of magicians, as made

Fr. from sophisticate.] Adulteration; them confess it was the finger of God. Watts. not genuineness.

SORCERESS. n. s. (female of sorcerer.] A Sophistication is the act of counterfeiting or female magician ; an enchantress. adulterating any thing with what is not so good, Bring forth that sorceress condemn'd to burn. for the sake of unlawful gain. Quincy.

Sbalspeare The drugs and simples sold in shops generally Divers witches and sorceressos have fed upon are adulterated by the fraudulent avarice of the man's fiesh, to aid their imagination with high sellers, especially if the preciousness may make

and foul vapours.

Bacon. their sopbistication very beneficial. Boyie.

The snaky sorceress that sat Besides easy submission to sophistications of Just by hell-gate, and kept the fatal key, sense, we have inability to prevent the miscar Ris'n, and with hideous outcry rush'd between. riages of our junior reasons. Glanville.

Miltoa. SOPHISTICA’TOR. n. s. [from sophisti

How cunningly the sorceress displays cate.] Adulterator; one that inakes

Her own transgressions, to upbraid me mine!

Milten. tbings not genuine.

SO'RCEROUS. adj. Containing enchantSO'PHISTRY.n. s. [from sophist.]

ments. Not used. 1. Fallacious ratiocination.

Th’ art entring Circe's house,
His sophistry prevailed; his father believed.

Where by her med'cines, black and sorcerous,

Thy souldiers all are shut in well-arm'd stics, These men have obscured and confounded the

And turn'd to swine.

Chapman. natures of things, by their false principles and

SO'RCERY. n. s. Magick ; enchantment; wretched sophistry; though an act be never so sinful, they will strip it of its guilt. South.

conjuration : witchcraft; charms.

This witch Sycorax, 2. Logical exercise.

For mischiefs manifold, and sorceries terrible, The more youthful exercises of sophistry,

Was bunish'd.

Felton. themes and declamations.


Adders wisdom I have learn'd, To SO'PORATE. 2. n. [soporo, Lat.) To

To fence my ears against thy sorceries. Miltia. lay asleep.


Actæon has long tracts of rich soil; but had SOPORI'FEROUS. adj. [sopor and fero.] the misfortune in his youth to fall under the Productive of sleep; causing sleep; nar power of sorcery:

Tatler. cotick; opiate ; dormitive; somnifer Sord. n. s. [corrupted from sward.] ous; anodyne ; sleepy.

Turf; grassy ground. The particular ingredients of those magical This is the prettiest low-born lass that ever ointments are opiate and soporiferous; for anoint ran on the green sord.

Sbakspeare. ing of the forehead, neck, feet, and back-bone,

An altar of grassy sord.

Milton. procures dead sleeps.

Bacon. SO'RDES. n. s. (Lat.] Foulness ; dregs. While the whole operation was performing, I The sea washes off the soil and sordes wherein Tay in a profound sleep, by the force of that som mineral inosses were involved and concealed, poriferous medicine infused into my liquor. and thereby renders them more conspicuous. Swift.


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SO'R DET. K. s. [sourdine, Fr. sordina,

cious, and apt to make our minds sore and unItalian.] A small pipe put

easy; but he that can moderate these affections will find ease in his mind.

Tillotsonof into the mouth of a trumpet, to make it

Laugh at your friends; and if your friends are sound lower or shriller.

Bailey. SO'RDID. adj. [sordidus, Latin.]

So much the better, you may laugh the more. 1. Foul; gross ; filthy ; dirty.

Popo. There Charon stands,

3. Violent with pain ; afflictively veheA sordid god; down from his hoary chin

ment. See SORE, adverb. A length of beard descends, uncomb’d, unclean. Threescore and ten I can remember well,

Dryden. Within the volume of which time I've seen 3. [sordide, Fr.] Intellectually dirty; Hours dreadful and things strange; but this sore mean; vile ; base.

night Thou canst not those exceptions make,

Hath triñed former knowings. Sbakspeare. Which vulgar sordid mortals take. Cowley. I will persevere in my course of loyalty, though

It is strange, since the priest's office heretofore the conflict be sore between that and my blood. was always splendid, that it is now looked upon

Sbaéspeare, as a piece of religion, to make it low and sordid. My loins are filled with a sore disease; and

South. there is no whole part in my body. Cum. Prayer. 3. [sordide, Fr.] Covetous; niggardly.

Sore hath been their fight,
He may be old,

As likeliest was, when two such to s met arm'd. And yet not sordid, who refuses gold. Denbam.

Milton, If one should cease to be generous and cha

Gentle lady, may thy grave ritable, because another is sordid and ungrateful,

Peace and quiet ever liave; it would be much in the power of vice to extin

After this day's travel sore, guish christian virtues.


Sweet rest seize thee evermore. Milton, SO'RDIDLY. adv. [from sordid.) Meanly ;

They are determined to live up to the holy

rule, though sore evils and great temporalinconpoorly ; covetously.

veniencies should attend the discharge of their SO'RDIDNESS. n. s. (from sordid.]


Atterbury. 1. Meanness; baseness.

4. Criminal. Out of use. I omic the madnesses of Caligula's delights, and

To lapse in fulness the execrable sordidness of those of Tiberius. Is sorer than to lye tor need; and falsehood

Cowley. Is worse in kings chan beggars. Sbakspeare. 2. Nastiness ; not neatness. Providence deters people from sluttishness and SORE. n. s: [from saur, French.]

The buck is called the first year a fawn; the sordidness, and p-vokes them to cleanliness. Ray.

second, a pricket; the third, a sorel; and the SORE. n. s. (sar, Sax. saur, Danish.] A fourth year, a sore:

Shakspeare. place tender and painful; a place exco

SORE. adv. [This the etymologists derive riated ; an ulcer. It not used of a from seer, Dutch : but seer means only wound, but of a breach of continuity, an intenseness of any thing ; sore almost either long continued or from internal always includes pain.] With painful cause : to be a sore, there must be an ex or dangerous vehemence; in a very coriation; a tumour or bruise is not painful degree; with afflictive violence called a sore before some disruption or pertinacity. It is now little used. happen.

Thine arrows stick fast in me, and thy hand Let us hence provide

presseth me sore.

Common Prayer. A salve for any sore that may beride.


The knight, then lightly leaping to the prey, Receipts abound; but searching all thy store,

With mortal steel him smote again so sore, The best is still at hand, to launce the sori,

That headless his unwieldy body lay. F. Queen. And cut the head; for, till the core be found,

He this and that, and each man's blow The secret vice is fed and gathers ground. Dryd.

Doth eye, defend, and shift, being laid to sore.

By these all fest'ring seres her councils heal,
Which time or has discios'd or shall reveal.

Though iron hew and mangle sore,
Would wounds and bruises honour more.

Hudibras. Lice and flies, which have a most wonderful in

Distrust shook sore their minds. Milton. stinct to find out convenient places for the hatching and nourishment of their young, lay their eggs

So that, if Palamon were wounded sore,

Arcite was hurt as much. upon sures.

Dryden. SORE. adj. (from the noun.]

Sore sigh’d the knight, who this long sermon

heard: I. Tender to the touch. It has sometimes

At length, considering all, his heart he chear'd. of before the causal noun.

Dozdeno We can ne'er be sure,

How, Didius, shall a Roman, sore repuls'd, Whether we pain or not endure;

Greet your arrival to this distant isle? And just so far are sort and griev'd,

How bid you welcome to these shatter'd leAs b; the fancy is believ'd.


A. Pbilips.
While sore of battle, while our wounds aregreen,
Why should we tempt the doubtful dye again?

SO'REHON. ". s. [Irish and Scotiish.] A Dryden.

SORN. 3 kind of arbitrary exaction It was a right answer of the physician tó bis or servile tenure, formerly in Scotland, Fatient, that had sore eyes: If you have more as likewise in Ireland.

Whenever a pleasure in the caste of wine than in the use of chieftain had a mind to revel, he came your sight, wine is good; but if the pleasure of

down among the tenants with his folsteing he greater to you than that of drinking, wine is naught.

Loche. lowers, by way of contempt called in 2. Tender in the mind ; casily vexed.

the lowlands gili-witfiits, and lived on Malice and hatred are very fieiung and vexa free quarters; so that ever since, when a

2 Cor.

person obtrudes himself upon another, SO'RROW, n. s. [sorg, Danish.] Grief; stays at his house, and hangs upon him pain for something past ; sadness; for bed and board, he is said to sorn, or mourning. Sorrow is not commonly be a sorner.

Macbean. understood as the effect of present evil, They exact upon them all kind of services; but of lost good. yea, and the very wild exactions, coignie, livery,

Sorrow is uneasiness in the mind, upon the and sor bon; by' which they poll and utterly undo the poor tenants and freeholders under

thought of a good lost, which might have been them.

enjoyed longer; or the sense of a present evil. Spenser.

Locke. SO'R EL.n. s. [diminutive of sore.]

Sorrow on thee, and all the pack of you; The buck is called the first year a fawn; the That triumph thus upon my misery!' Shaksp. second, a pricket; the third, a sorel. Sbaksp. A world of woe and sorrow.

Milton. SO'R ELY.adv. [from sore.]

Some other hour I will to tears allow; I. With a great degree of pain or distress. But, having you, can show no sorrow now. Dry.

Here's the smell of the blood still; all the To SO'R row. v. n. (suurgan, Gothick; perfumes of Arabia will not sweeten this little

rongian, Saxon.] To grieve; to be hand. Oh! oh! oh! - What a sigh is there! the heart is sorc!v overcharged.

sad; to be dejected.

The miserable change, now at my end,
Of the warrior train,

Lament nor sorrow at.

Sbakspeare. Though most were sorely wounded, none were

Wherever sorrow is, relief would be; slain.


If you do sorrow at my grief in love, 2. With vehemence dangerous or afflictive.

By giving love, your sorrow and my grief
I have done ill,
Were both extérmin'd.

Sbakspeare. Of which I do accuse myself so sorely,

Now I rejoice, not that ye were made sorry, That I will enjoy no more. Sbakspeare. but that ye sorrowed to repentance. SOʻRENESS. n. s. [from sore.] Tenderness I neither fear to die nor desire to live; and of a hurt.

having mastered all grief in myself, I desire no He that, whilst the soreness of his late pangs

man to sorrow for me.

Hayward. of conscience remains, finds himself a little indis

Send them forth, though sorrowing, yet in posed for sin, presently concludes repentance


Milten. hath had its perfect work. Decay of Piety.

Sad the prince explores My foot began to swell, ard the pain asswag;

The neighb’ring main, and sorrowing treads the ed, though it left such a soreness, that I could


Popes hardly suffer the clothes of my bed. Temple. SO'RROWED. adj. [from sorrow.] AcSori'í Es. n. s. [supsions] Properly a heap. companied with sorrow. Out of use.

An argument where one proposition is Now the publick body, r. ich doch seldom accumulated on another.

Play the recanter, feeling in itself Chrysippus the Stoick invented a kind of ar

A lack of Timon's aid, hath sense withal gument, consisting of more than three proposi

Of its own fall, restraining aid to Timon; tions, which is called sorites, or a heap. Dryden.

And sends forth us to make their sorrotred tenSorites is when several middle terms are chos


Shakspeara. en to connect one another successively in seve So'r ROWFUL. adj. (sorrow and full.) ral propositions, till the last proposition connects its predicate with the first subject. Thus, All

1. Sad for something past ; mournful; men of revenge have their souls often uneasy;

grieving uneasy souls are a plague to themselves; now to

Blessed are they which have been sorrowful be one's own plague is folly in the extreme,

for all thy scourges; for they shall rejoice for

thee, when they have seen all thy glory. Tob.

Watts. SORO'RICIDE, n. s. (soror and cado.] The

2. Deeply serious. Not in use.

Hannah said, No, my lord, I am a woman of murder of a sister. SO'RRAGE. n. s. The blades of green

a sorrowful spirit: I have poured out my soul before the Lord.

1 Samuel wheat or barley.


3. Expressing grief; accompanied with SO'R RANCE. n. s. (In farriery.] Any dis grief. ease or sore in horses.

Dict. The things that my soul refused to touch, are SO'RREL.n. s. (rune, Sax. sorel, Fr. oxalis, as my sorrowful meat.

Jebe Lat.] This plant agrees with the dock SO'RRY. adj. [sanız, Saxon..] in all its characters, and only differs in 1. Grieved for something past. It is ge. kaving an acid taste.

Miller. Of all roots of herbs the root of sorrel goeth

nerally used of slight or casual miscarthe farthest into the earth. It is a cold and acid

riages or vexations, but sometimes of herb, that loveth the earth, and is not much

greater things. It does not imply any drawn by the sun.

Bacon. long continuance of grief. Acid austcre vegetables contract and strength

0, forget en the fibres, as all kinds of sorrel, the virtues What we are sorry for ourselves in thee. of which lie in acid astringent salt, a sovereign

Timon of Athens. antidote against the putrescent bilious alkali. The king was sorry; nevertheless, for the

Arbuthnot. oath's sake, he commanded the Baptist's head to SO'RRILY. adr. [from sorry.] Meanly;

be given her.

Mattbew. poorly; despicably; wretchedly; piti

I'm sorry for thee, friend; 't is the duke's ably.


Sbakspeare. Thy pie, O Pan, shall help, though I sing

We are sorry for the satire interspersed in

some of these pieces, upon a few people, from gorrity.

Sidney. whom the highest provocations have been reSU'R KINESS. n. s. [from sorry.] Mtan. ceived.

Sarift, DE58; wretchedness; pitiableness; de. 2. (from saur, filth, Islandick.] Vile; spicableness.

worthless; vexatious.

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