Drasty

Dras´ty


a.1.Filthy; worthless.
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Harry Bailey reduces the poet to an effeminate doll and his poetry to excrement, valuing his "drasty rymyng" below a "toord." The Chaucer that Harry describes is a brooding, haughty, yet absurd spectacle to which the tavern keeper draws unwanted attention.
Thy drasty rymyng is nat worth a toord!' - a reaction quite opposite to that towards this welcome edition of an unknown work.