sullen, sulky, morose; displeased, discontented ...1746 Eng. dial. obs.
of uncertain origin
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1746 - see EXAMPLE below
"... Why than tha wut be a-prilled, or a muggard, a Zennet outreert; and more an zo, thee wut rowcast, nif et be thy own Vauther. ..."
From: An Exmoor Scolding: In the Propriety & Decency of Exmoor Language Between Two Sisters, Wilmot Moreman & Thomasin Moreman, as They Were Spinning
- Attributed to Peter Lock
(Sometimes also attributed to Andrew Brice, Benjamin Bowring and William Hole)