Sluggardy
Sluggardy Slug"gard*y, n. [OE. sloggardye.] The state of being a sluggard; sluggishness; sloth. --Gower. [1913 Webster]

Idleness is rotten sluggardy. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


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