Word of the Day: TICKLE-TONGUED

from tickle + tongue

“…yet notwithstanding he was so crost in the nycke of thys determination, that his hystorie in mitching wyse wandred through sundry hands, and being therwithall in certaine places somewhat tyckle tongued (for M. Campion dyd learne it to speake) and in other places ouer spare, it twitled more tales out of schoole…”

From: Introduction to The firste (laste) volume of the Chronicles of England, Scotlande, and Irelande (Raphael Holinshed, 1577)
– Richard Stanyhurst

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