scurrile
Adjective

scurrile

  1. (archaic) Scurrilous.
    • 1621, Robert Burton (scholar), The Anatomy of Melancholy, III.1.1.i:
      ’Tis not scurrile this, but chaste, honest, most part serious, and even of religion itself.
    • the wretched affectation of scurrile laughter
    • 1822, [Walter Scott], Peveril of the Peak. [...] In Four Volumes, volume (please specify ), Edinburgh: Printed for Archibald Constable and Co.; London: Hurst, Robinson, and Co., OCLC 2392685 ↗:



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