He was just a smart crook, milking a lot of half-witted plebeians for all he could get out of them.
It is said that in his day there was no one in Iceland who could lie so well as Koll the half-witted.
On his way he captured and was going to hang as a spy a half-witted but ugly young Tory.
But Swanhild, going to her bower, caused Koll the half-witted to be summoned.
The cows and a pair of draught oxen were under his charge, and he lived there with his wife and a half-witted herdsman.
It was that half-witted lad then who had perished in the park.
In this ragged, half-witted creature, fantastically dressed in coloured rags and tatters, Javis recognised one of his own race.
Now, it is entirely weak and half-witted to appeal to the future.
Rousing himself he laughed aloud and called to Koll the half-witted to pour the cups that he might name the toasts.
And Mart was always enraged at the sight of his half-witted son.