orgulous


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Related to orgulous: Dignotion, Vagarious

orgulous

(ˈɔːɡjʊləs)
adj
archaic proud
[C13: from Old French, from orgueil pride, from Frankish urgōli (unattested)]

or•gu•lous

(ˈɔr gyə ləs, -gə-)

adj.
Archaic. haughty; proud.
[1200–50; Middle English < Old French orgueillos equiv. orgueil pride]
or′gu•lous•ly,

adv.
References in classic literature ?
Launcelot and his knights rescued her, and in doing it slew certain good old friends of yours and mine -- in fact, some of the best we ever had; to wit, Sir Belias le Orgulous, Sir Segwarides, Sir Griflet le Fils de Dieu, Sir Brandiles, Sir Aglovale --"
It is Maledisant who brings her assigned champion to the castle Orgulous, which becomes the ogres' castle sought with Sandy.
From isles of Greece The princes orgulous, their high blood chard, Have to the port of Athens sent their ships.