Sorwe \Sor"we\, n. & v. Sorrow. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • Sorrow — Sor row, n. [OE. sorwe, sorewe, sor?e, AS. sorg, sorh; akin to D. zorg care, anxiety, OS. sorga, OHG. sorga, soraga, suorga, G. sorge, Icel., Sw., & Dan. sorg, Goth. sa[ u]rga; of unknown origin.] The uneasiness or pain of mind which is produced… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rhyme royal — (or Rime royal) is a rhyming stanza form that was introduced into English poetry by Geoffrey Chaucer. Contents 1 Form 2 History 3 Some examples 4 …   Wikipedia

  • sorrow — [sär′ō, sôr′ō] n. [ME sorwe < OE sorg, akin to Ger sorge < IE base * swergh , to worry, be ill > Sans sūrkṣati, he worries about, Lith sergù, to be sick] 1. mental suffering caused by loss, disappointment, etc.; sadness, grief, or regret …   English World dictionary

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