Man, That’s So Argh

As a fan of pirates (ridiculous mythical pirates, of course, not real, modern-day pirates, who are truly scary and evil), I was thrilled to discover in the OED not only that the word “argh” once actually existed in the English language, but also that the definition is awesome. I think needs to be brought back into wider circulation:

argh, a.

Obs. exc. dial.

1. Cowardly, pusillanimous, timid, fearful. (Still in north. dial.)

2. Inert, sluggish, lazy, slow, loath, reluctant. (Still in north. dial.)

3. Vile, base, good-for-nothing. (So in Ger.) Obs.

4. as n. ? Wretch, betrayer, enemy. Obs.