One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Inebriated; drunk.‘his lordship gets them fou, steamin' fou’
intoxicated, inebriated, drunken, befuddled, incapable, tipsy, the worse for drink, under the influence, maudlinView synonyms
- ‘The station attendant verbally told me that the ancients thought I was fou drunk.’
Mid 16th century: variant of full.
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