Archive for March 23rd, 2009

FI’NICAL. adj.


FI’NICAL. adj. [from fine.] Nice; foppish; pretending to
superfluous elegance.
A whorson, glassgazing, superserviceable, finical rogue.
Shakespeare’s King Lear.
I cannot hear a finical fop romancing, how the king took
him aside at such a time; what the queen said to him at an-
other. L’Estrange, Fable 34.