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Definition of Sorrel

  • Of a yellowish or redish brown color; as, a sorrel horse.
  • A yellowish or redish brown color.
  • One of various plants having a sour juice; especially, a plant of the genus Rumex, as Rumex Acetosa Rumex Acetosella, etc.
  • a horse of a brownish orange to light brown color
  • large sour-tasting arrowhead-shaped leaves used in salads and sauces
  • East Indian sparsely prickly annual herb or perennial subshrub widely cultivated for its fleshy calyxes used in tarts and jelly and for its bast fiber
  • any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine
  • any plant or flower of the genus Oxalis

How to use sorrel in a sentence. Sorrel pronunciation.

Then an old-fashioned buggy, drawn by a plump little sorrel, pulled up by the platform and a hand held a lantern aloft.
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The 'sorrel' with curved sweep of quarter Curl'd close to clean flank, The Royalist saddlefast squarely, And where the bright uplands stretch fairly, Behind, beyond pistol-shot barely, The Roundheaded rank.
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But let me mount you for once; enough Of work may await your favourite sorrel, And the paths we must traverse to-night are rough.
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This animal was a sorrel, of high, generous blood, and took the water as if born to it.
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Pink led up the black and the sorrel, and helped to pack them with bedding and supplies for four, as Luck had ordered, while Lite and Applehead saddled their horses and then came up to help throw the diamond hitches on the packs.
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Applehead glanced at him sharply from under his sorrel eyebrows and grunted.
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The sorrel pack-horse, loping along fifty yards or so behind with a rhythmic clump-clump of frying-pan against coffee-pot at every leap he took, swerved sharply, shook his head as though a bee had stung him, and came on with a few stiff-legged "crow hops" to register his violent objection to being shot through the ear.
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He also found sorrel, both the tops and root of which are pleasant to the taste.
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And on the little windows of the barn projected bobbing heads of bays and blacks and sorrels.
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The giant sorrel had earned his name for a trait the opposite of amiability.
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When Venters's boot touched the stirrup the sorrel bolted, giving him the rider's flying mount.
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Venters warmed to greater admiration of the sorrel; and, giving him a loose bridle, he stepped down foot by foot.
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The big sorrel could not be gotten into Surprise Valley.
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The sorrel knew he was being left behind, and was not sure whether he liked it or not.
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A tight band closed round her breast as she saw the giant sorrel flit in reddish-brown flashes across the openings in the green.
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Jane walked down into the outer court and approached the sorrel.
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In the event of his inability to fetch back a horse for her, they intended to make the giant sorrel carry double.
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He followed the sorrel into the narrowing split between the walls, and presently had to desist because he could not see a foot in advance.
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The first peep of day found him stirring, and as soon as it was light enough to distinguish objects, he took his lasso off his saddle and went out to rope the sorrel.
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Recalling Jane Withersteen's devoted assurance that Night could run neck and neck with Wrangle, and Black Star could show his heels to him, Venters wished that Jane were there to see the race to recover her blacks and in the unqualified superiority of the giant sorrel.
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Examples of Sorrel

Example #1
The sounds drew nearer, so did the light.
Example #2
He had just succeeded in lighting a cigarette when, borne upon the wind, he heard once more the sound of hoofs and wheels and saw in the distance a speck of light advancing toward the station.
Example #3
The loose doublet ripples and rustles!
Example #4
Take weeds for your wreath.
Example #5
But first let me mix you a beverage, To invigorate your enfeebled frame.
Example #6
All human ills this draught can assuage.