from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Dull or heavy-witted; stupid.


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  • Meantime I have placed him as an additional sentinel upon the iron-witted Count of Paris, whom, both having an inveterate love of battle, he is very likely to put to death; and if it is afterwards challenged by the crusaders as a cause of war, it is only delivering up the Varangian, whose personal hatred will needs be represented as having occasioned the catastrophe.

    Waverley Novels — Volume 12


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