Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A rude, boisterous, or turbulent fellow.
- n. archaic A rude person
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. obsolete An uncivil, turbulent fellow.
- rude + -sby (as in various names) (Wiktionary)
“Quoth the merchant to himself, This wildling is a rudesby and a maggotty head.”
“But the rudesby was too old to be served as he had served the schoolmaster!”
“Halbert, "doubt not that thy faithful Affability will be more commoved by the speech of this rudesby, than the bright and serene moon is perturbed by the baying of the cottage-cur, proud of the height of his own dunghill, which, in his conceit, lifteth him nearer unto the majestic luminary.”
“Quoth the merchant to himself, "This wildling is a rudesby and a maggotty head.”
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