Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Confused; foolish.
  • Delirious; distracted.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Foolish; stupid.
  • adjective obsolete Delirious; infatuated.

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Examples

  • Can you imagine, because a King gave away his Crowne and Scepter; and an Abbot (without any cost to himselfe) reconciled a Malefactor to the Pope; and an old idle-headed man, yeelding to the mercy of his enemy: that all those actions are comparable to this of Signior Gentile?

    The Decameron

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