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Roynish

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Roynish Mangy; scabby; hence, mean; paltry; troublesome. "The roynish clown."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • roynish See roinish.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Roynish (Shak.) scurvy, mangy: mean
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. rogneux, from rogne, scab, mange, itch
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. rogne, mangeā€”L. rubigo, rust.