obsolete form of TESTY
also TESTIFF, TESTYF
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from Anglo-French testif, -ive (cf. Old French testu heady, headstrong, obstinate, modern French têtu), from teste head
From: A One-Text Print of Chaucer's Troilus and Griseyde.
From the Campsall Ms. of Mr. Bacon Frank
Put Forth by F.J. Furnivall, 1888