A wantowne and a merye,

from Geoffrey Chaucer – The Canterbury Tales (General Prologue) on Rap Genius

Meaning

(= a jovial and merry chap)

‘Wantowne’ primarily means ‘happy, light-hearted’, but the later descriptions of the Friar’s familiarity with women suggest that tit probably means ‘lascivious’, as well.

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