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I broke my hip when we lived in Steelville, and the doctor was a numbskull.

“What a numbskull I was to throw it there and not tell anyone about it,” he thought to himself.

Half awake again, I had a cursing spree, calling myself fifty kinds of a numbskull.

E 'as more happetite than gumption, and swallers anythink that comes 'andy, like the jolt-'ed or numbskull that 'e is. '

You 've put over your fake; you 've had your laugh; you 've framed it so I 'll be the butt of every numbskull in Ohadi.

WORD ORIGIN

1717, numskull, from num, old spelling of numb (adj.) + skull. Numskulled (adj.) is attested from 1706.

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