Word of the Day: NUPSON

– from Nup (a fool – of unknown origin) + son

“…I say Phantastes is a foolish transparent gull; a meere fanatick nupson in my immagination not worthie to sit as a Iud∣ges assistant…”

From: Lingua: or The Combat of the Tongue, and the Fiue Senses for Superiority,
A pleasant comoedie
Thomas Tomkis, 1607

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