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idlesse

[ahyd-les] /ˈaɪd lɛs/
noun
1.
Origin of idlesse
1590-1600
1590-1600; idle + -esse, as in finesse, etc.
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  • “Wise meditations, that be fruitful in good works, be far away from idlesse,” quoth he.

    In Convent Walls Emily Sarah Holt

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