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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Resembling vinegar; sour.
  • adj. Unamiable; morose.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Sour like vinegar; hence, crabbed, peevish, or ill-tempered.

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  • From Thomas Carlyle's The French Revolution

    March 6, 2011