Word of the Day: HODDYPEAK

from hoddy (? snail or horned) + peak (a silly or foolish person, obs.),
but the sense is obscure

“…As well apparelyd at eche poynt of hys aray
Who dwelleth here wyll no man speke
Is there no fole nor hody peke
Now by the bell yt were almys to breke

From: Nature, A Goodly Interlude of Nature
Compiled by Henry Medwall, 1500

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