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wonderfulwords.gifI stumbled across this while looking something else in the online dictionary. It seems to me a few of my friends already know this one. Not that I ever mind–everyone’s welcome at Chez McQuillin.

v. i. [See Sorehon.] To obtrude one’s self on another for bed and board. [Scot.] –Sir W. Scott.

And looking up Sorehon, I found:

noun [Corrupted from sojourn, Scot. soirne, sorn.] Formerly, in Ireland, a kind of servile tenure which subjected the tenant to maintain his chieftain gratuitously whenever he wished to indulge in a revel. –Spenser.