Webster 1913 Edition
Not performing, or not having performed, deeds or exploits; inactive.
Deedlessin his tongue.
Webster 1828 Edition
deedless (comparative more deedless, superlative most deedless)
- (obsolete) Helpless; not performing, or not having performed, deeds or exploits; inactive.
- 1602, William Shakespeare, Troilus and Cressida, Act IV, Scene v, line 97:
- firm of word, / Speaking in deeds and deedless in his tongue
- Chambers's Etymological Dictionary, 1896, p. 114
- deedless in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913