rudesby

noun rudes·by \ˈrüdzbē\

Definition of rudesby

plural

-es

archaic

  1. :  an uncivil turbulent person a madbrain rudesby full of spleen — Shakespeare

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Origin and Etymology of rudesby

rude + -sby (as in the name Crosby)


First Known Use: 1566


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