from The Century Dictionary.

  • Lacking linen or decent apparel; beggarly.


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  • "I scorn you, scurvy companion. What, you poor, base, rascally, cheating, lack-linen mate! Away, you moldy rogue, away!"

    - 'Henry IV, part 2', William Shakespeare.

    April 1, 2008

  • I like "you moldy rogue."

    April 1, 2008

  • That Will always did have a way with words.

    April 1, 2008

  • My favourite of Will's insults is ape of death

    April 2, 2008

  • Is there a list somewhere of Shakespearean insults? There should be.

    April 2, 2008

  • A few Shakey lists around. By all means plethora, make a new and bestest one :-)

    April 2, 2008

  • Well... perhaps I will.

    April 2, 2008