Obscene, offensive, abominable: “I did encounter that o. and most preposterous event,” LLL I, 1, 244. “so heinous, black, o. a deed,” R2 IV, 131. “thou whoreson, o., greasy tallow-catch,” H4A II, 4, 252.
Shakespeare Lexicon. Alexander Schmidt. Berlin. Georg Reimer. 1902.
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