Churlish

Definition of Churlish

Churl´ish
a.1.Like a churl; rude; cross-grained; ungracious; surly; illiberal; niggardly.
Half mankind maintain a churlish strife.
- Cowper.
2.Wanting pliancy; unmanageable; unyielding; not easily wrought; as, a churlish soil; the churlish and intractable nature of some minerals.

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