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a.1.Dull; stupid; sad; moping; melancholy.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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A kinsman of Scot, Barnabe Googe, translated the compendious Four Books of Husbandrie which included a section on herbal remedies for ailments including relief from the symptoms of fever and 'the dumpish heavinesse that proceedeth of melancholy'.