churl (n.) Old form(s): Churle, Churles
peasant, serf, rustic
2H6 III.ii.213[Suffolk to Warwick] Thy mother took into her blameful bed / Some stern untutored churl
CE III.i.24[Balthasar to Antipholus of Ephesus] Good meat, sir, is common. That every churl affords [or: ordinary man]
Cym III.vii.37[Belarius to disguised Innogen, of himself and his sons] Think us no churls;
Tim I.ii.25[Timon to Apemantus] th'art a churl
Tit I.i.489[Saturninus to Lavinia, of Tamora] though you left me like a churl, / I found a friend [also: ungenerous person]
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