Definition of Sairing
1. sair [v] - See also: sair
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Literary usage of Sairing
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
""He got his sairing," he was beaten till he could not bear any more, or, according to a phrase of similar signification, " He had his bellyful of it. ..."
2. The Works of Hannah More: With a Sketch of Her Life by Hannah More (1827)
"By en- were equally powerful in these cases as in sairing attention and exciting curiosity, it which enjoins the least, is the same with ¡'cation of the ..."
3. The Works of President Edwards by Jonathan Edwards (1808)
"And with regard to the latter he is very full in it, that what is promised for time to come is sairing faith, repentance and obedience. ..."
4. A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch: With an Introductory Chapter Onthe Poetry by Charles Mackay (1888)
"Sain yoursel frae the deil and the laird's bairns. —ALLAN RAMSAY'S Seals Proverbs. sairing, enough, that which satisfies one; used both in a favourable and ..."