from The Century Dictionary.
- Tongue-tied; not having the power of speech.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective obsolete Tongue-tied; dumb.
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- adjective obsolete
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Latin elinguis, properly "deprived of the tongue"; hence, speechless; e + lingua tongue.
"But he was elinguid which caused him to become upset by trying to explain it all and then rough handled out the door by security staff."