Definition of Aygre

1. sour [adj] - See also: sour



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aygre

ayatollas
aye
aye-aye
aye-ayes
aye aye, sir
aye man
ayegreen
ayegreens
ayein
ayelp
ayen
ayenbite
ayenbites
ayenward
ayes
aygre (current term)
ayield
ayin
ayins
ayle
aymes
ayo
ayond
ayont
ayoo
ayres
ayrie
ayries
ayry

Literary usage of Aygre

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1. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1889)
"aygre. Sour. This is merely the old orthography of eager, but is still in use in ... vigour It doth posset And curd, like aygre droppings into milke, ..."

2. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1847)
"aygre. Sour. This is merely the old orthography of eager, hut is still in ... And with л sodaine vigour it doth pouet And curd, like aygre droppings Into ..."

3. The Recuyell of the Historyes of Troy by Raoul Lefèvre (1894)
"... 69° 27; and bed sire, 643, aygre, adj. acid, sour, sharp, ‘57,,,; ... aygre and sharpe, 40!,,; ..."

4. Early Tudor Poetry, 1485-1547 by John Milton Berdan (1920)
"(Out of Castilian drawen into Frenche by Antony Al-aygre and now out of the Frenche toungue into our maternal language by Sir ..."

5. The Gentleman's Magazine (1881)
"... pronounced "aygre," and so seems to be identical with the French " aigre," sharp or biting. If further evidence were required to show that formerly the ..."

6. The Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare, Evangeline Maria O'Connor (1901)
"142. Dupp'd, opened; IV. v. 53. Dye, tinge (Folio i, " the eye "; Quartos 2-5, " that die ") ; I. iii. 128. Eager, sharp, sour (Folios, "aygre"; ..."

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