It certainly is the home camp of some of the most ornery reptiles, that a-way!
To 'n ornery gentleman—of the road or what you will—I'm not, if so be he's the necessary.
They're little an' young an' they ain't never done nothin' ornery.
The other fellow was about thirty, and dressed about as ornery.
He ain't no ornery, bloomin' skipper, nor Calamity ain't his name.