Word of the Day: JOLIOUS

from jolyjolie (jolly) + -ous

“…Wantoun and blyith, and euer geuin to sport,
And efter drink desyrous of comfort:
Iocund with Ioy, and Iolyous to Iaip,
With mockis and mowis of nature as the Aip.
And he that hes the nature of the fyre,
Is euer hait, in crabitnes, and Ire

From: Ane Treatise callit the Court of Venus
– John Rolland, 1575

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