from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See sorrow, n., 4.


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  • as indicated above, the following definition is found under the Century Dictionary & Cyclopedia entry at sorrow:

    n. The devil: used generally as an expletive in imprecation, often implying negation. Compare devil, n., 7. Sometimes the muckle sorrow. Also spelled sorra.

    March 18, 2014