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Dolf 'Slow' and The Testament of Cresseid

Título de la revista: NOTES AND QUERIES
ISSN: 0029-3970
Volumen: 57
Número: 4
Páginas: 475 - 476
Fecha de publicación: 2010
The article discusses possible definitions and etymologies of the word "doif" as it appears in the poem "Testament of Cresseid," by Scottish poet Robert Henryson. The author believes the word could be a loan word from the Middle Irish or Old Norse languages. Emphasis is given to the anglicization of words in Scottish poetry. A possible translation of the word is "dull"