Idiotry

Related to Idiotry: blithering, dunderhead, dullard, Idiotism

Id´i`ot`ry


n.1.Idiocy.
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Access to contemporary opinions comes from a trove of hitherto unused legal records that form the evidential cote of the book, namely two hundred and thirty "brieves" (writs or briefs) of "furiosity" (mental illness) or "idiotry" (mental handicap) issued by the Scottish civil courts between 1580 and 1818 (the majority after 1750).