sour (adj.) Old form(s): sowre
bitter, harsh, painful
2H6 III.ii.301[Queen to herself, as if to the King and Warwick] Heart's discontent and sour affliction / Be playfellows to keep you company!
3H6 V.vii.45[Edward to all] Farewell, sour annoy!
LLL I.i.300[Costard to Berowne] welcome the sour cup of prosperity!
R2 IV.i.240[Richard to all] you Pilates / Have here delivered me to my sour cross
R2 V.vi.20[Percy to King Henry] The ... Abbot of Westminster / With clog of conscience and sour melancholy
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