for foolish, ridiculous: from Latin stultitia folly, from stultus foolish
From: The Totall Discourse,
Of the Rare Adventures, and Painefull Peregrinations of Long Nineteene Yeares
Travayles, from Scotland to the Most Famous Kingdoms in Europe, Asia, and Affrica.
By William Lithgow, 1632
Part I. The 19 yeares Travels of William Lithgow,
By 3 Voyages in Europe, Asia, and Affrica. P. 40