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 --"