Daily Word Quiz
Today's Featured Word
a lazy, idle, or indolent person; a sluggard, a laggard ...1607
from slow (adj.)
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1607 - see Example below
"...The maintenance of a sort of slow-bellies, whose seruice
to Gods church was altogether vnprofitable"
From: A Defence of the Ministers Reasons for Refusall of Subscription to the Booke of Common Prayer
By: Samuel Hieron, 1607
• A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles,
James Murray, 1887-1933
Daily Word Quiz Answer
d) HACK-STOCK a chopping-block ...a1500 obs.