| Share
 

Assinego

A young ass, a simpleton (a Portuguese word).

“Thou hast no more brain than I have in mine elbows; an assinego may tutor thee.” —Shakespeare: Troilus and Cressida, ii. 1.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

More on Assinego from Infoplease:

Related Content

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring