2. Adjective. ourie ¹
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Definition of Oorie
1. ourie [adj] - See also: ourie
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oorie
oorie (current term)
Literary usage of Oorie
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1. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"Her bark's war than her bite/ said Mrs. Craig, oorie, ... oorie-LIKE, adj. Languid, having the appearance of being much fatigued, ..."
2. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1880)
"Chill, cold, bleak ; primarily applied to that which produces coldness in the body i as, an oorie day, 8. i. Having the sensation of cold, shivering, ..."
3. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"OORE, ad-. Ere, Ettr. For. Ili-uà. V. OB, adv. oorie ... oorie-LIKE, oil;. Languid ; having the appearance of being much fatigued, ..."
4. A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch: With an Introductory Chapter Onthe Poetry by Charles Mackay (1888)
"Jamie- son, however, derives oorie from the Icelandic ur, rain, and the Swedish «r, stormy weather, though the origin of both is to be found in the Gaelic ..."
5. A Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are Explained in by John Jamieson (1867)
"Applied to animals, when, from cold or want of health, the hair stands on end, Loth.; the same with oorie. CORE, adv. Ere, Ettr. For. Hogg. V. OR, «iir. ..."