[mid-19C+] (mainly US) angry, irritated.
[20C+] (orig. Aus.) very angry, annoyed, in various comparative phrs., incl. sore as a boil, …boiled owl, …gum boil, …pup, sore as sox, sorer than a mashed thumb.
SE in slang uses
[20C+] (US) a native of Virginia.
[20C+] (W.I.) any unsightly, continually bandaged sore, irrespective of its position on the body.
[1990s+] a derog. term for an British Asian.
[1980s+] (Ulster) a very thick sandwich of bread and jam.
1. a sausage.
2. plum pudding.
[20C+] (Ulster) a troublesome person.
[1900s] (US milit.) a cavalryman.
see under dressed adj.
[mid-19C] (US Und.) to have a good time.
see separate entry.