Daily Word Quiz
a) to delay, to tarry, to wait
b) to abase, to humiliate
c) to affect with lethargy
d) to make glad, to rejoice
Today's Featured Word
a fool, a simpleton ...1377 obs. rare
? from goke, gowk a fool (chiefly Sc.)
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1377 - see EXAMPLE below
"...The gome that gloseth so chartres, for a goky is holden. So is it a goky, by god, that in his gospel failleth..."
From: The Vision of William Concerning Piers the Plowman
By: William Langland, 1377
Daily Word Quiz Answer
d) to make glad, to rejoice ...1579 obs.