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In the UK, with respect to a person, especially a middle-aged male, overly fond of alcohol.

Fuente: Invertext

Contexto: "Falstaffian" was the word once chosen by John Biffen to describe Geoffrey Dickens. And indeed he had a number of the characteristics of Shakespeare's rotund, indulgent, genial and ultimately disappointed knight.

Fuente: independent.co.uk 18/05/1995 (obituary)


Falstaff is a character who appears in three of Shakespeare's plays, "Henry IV, Part I", "Henry IV, Part II" and "The Merry Wives of Windsor". He is very fond of drink, notably "sack", the term used in the 16th century to denote sherry.

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