rudesby

rudesby

(ˈruːdzbɪ)
n, pl -bies
archaic a rude person
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She is forced to give her hand, against her heart unto a mad-brain rudesby, full of spleen.
In like manner, Katherina accuses her tardy bridegroom of being 'a mad-brain rudesby, full of spleen', and a serial seducer to boot: 'I told you, I, he was a frantic fool, / Hiding his bitter jests in blunt behaviour.
She is forced to give her hand against her heart unto a mad-brain rudesby full of spleen.
Sir Giles Goosecap features an array of knights--Sir Cuthburt Rudesby, Sir Clement Kingcob, and Sir Giles him-self--who, together with the French captain Foulweather, seek to engage the attention and to secure the affections of a group of ladies, among whom Countess Eugenia is pre-eminent.
I must, forsooth, be forced/ To give my hand opposed against my heart/ Unto a mad-brain rudesby full of spleen (`The Taming of the Shrew')