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Pronunciation of ORGULOUS
from Old French orguillus, -goillus (11th c.), orguilleus (12th c.), Anglo-French orguillous, modern French orgueilleux = Provencal orguelhos, orgoillos, Spanish orgulloso, Italian orgoglioso, from orgueil, etc., ‘pride’: and -ous.
Used once by Shakespeare, and retained in the 1634 modernization of Malory's Morte Arthur, but apparently obsolete from 16th century until employed as a historical archaism by Southey and Scott, and affected by late 19th century journalists
(for definition 1)
From: The Works of Shakespear,
From Mr. Pope's Edition, Volume the Ninth, 1768
Troilus and Cressida
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