also OUGSOME, UGSOM, UGSUM, VGSOME, VGSOOM, VGSOM, VGSUM, WGSUM,
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1. ugly, hideous, disgusting, loathsome, nauseating; frightful;
horrible; ghastly ...c1400 chiefly Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
2. of weather: threatening, stormy-looking ...1929 Sc.
from ug (vb. to abhor, loathe, detest) + -some
c 1400 - Destruction of Troy. The Gest Hystoriale of the Destruction of Troy: An Alliterative Romance translated from Guido de Colonna's Hystoria Troiana;
see below From: The "Gest Hystoriale" of the Destruction of Troy:
An Alliterative Romance translated from Guido de Colonna's Hystoria Troiana
Edited by the Rev. Geo. A. Panton, and David Donaldson
Published for the Early English Text Society, 1869-1874
From: Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine
No. LXX. November, 1822, Vol. XII
The Lemur, A Halloween Divertimento