inclined to loiter; sluggish ...1566 obs.
from loiter (vb.) + -ous
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1566 - see EXAMPLE below
"...I ryse at ease, walke forth at ease, and then a caste at booke,
All secretly, (a ioy of ioyes at it to syt and loke)
For weryed with my bookishe gase, I noynte with supple oyle,
My loytrous limmes and when sir Phebe with brande beginnes to broyle:
I washe my corps in cooly shade, my dyat [...]male and thin,
Of pretie pittaunce, not so muche as stomacke woulde let in..."
From: A Medicinable Morall
Translated by Thomas Drant