Today’s Word : losel

Word : losel

PRONUNCIATION:

(LOA-zuhl, LOO-, LOZ-uhl)

MEANING:

noun: One that is worthless.

ETYMOLOGY:

From Middle English losen, past participle of lesen (to lose). Earliest documented use: 1362.

USAGE:

“For she had borne me to a losel vile,
A spendthrift of his substance and himself.”
Dante Alighieri; The Divine Comedy; 1308-1321.
Translation: Henry F. Cary; 1805-1814.

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