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Haveril

(3 syl.). A simpleton, April-fool. (French, poisson d' Avril; Icelandic, gifr, foolish talk; Scotch, haver, to talk nonsense.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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