Definition of Sairer
1. sair [adj] - See also: sair
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Literary usage of Sairer
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. English and Scottish Popular Ballads by Francis James Child, Helen Child Sargent (1904)
"8 Then louder cry'd the Clerk Colvill, 'O sairer, ... sairer ever will,' The maiden crys, ' till you be dead.' 9 Out then he drew his shining blade, ..."
2. English and Scottish Ballads by Francis James Child (1880)
"Then louder cry'd the Clerk Colvill, " O sairer, ... sairer ever will," The maiden crys, " till you be dead. ..."
3. Popular British Ballads, Ancient and Modern by Reginald Brimley Johnson (1894)
"... frae her sark he cut a share; She's tied it round his whey-white face, But ay his head it ached mair. Then louder cried the Clerk Colvill, “0 sairer, ..."
4. The Life and Letters of Charles Samuel Keene by George Somes Layard (1892)
"Now, "gey an' sairer" is not Scotch. A Scotchman will say, "My head's gey ... but to say "gey an' sairer" is to say "very and sorer," which is nonsense. ..."