testy (adj.)
irritable, peevish, short-tempered
JC IV.iii.46 [Brutus to Cassius] Must I stand and crouch / Under your testy humour?
Luc 1094 [] True grief is fond and testy as a child
Sonn 140.7 [] As testy sick men when their deaths be near
TG I.ii.58 [Julia alone, of love] That, like a testy babe, will scratch the nurse
Ven 319 [of Adonis' horse] His testy master goeth about to take him