tetchy, teachy (adj.)
irritable, peevish, fretful
R3 IV.iv.169 [Duchess of York to King Richard] Tetchy and wayward was thy infancy
RJ I.iii.33 [Nurse to Lady Capulet, of Juliet as a baby] To see it tetchy and fall out wi' th' dug! [F, Q teachie]
TC I.i.98 [Troilus alone, of Pandarus and Cressida] he's as tetchy to be wooed to woo / As she is stubborn-chaste against all suit [F; Q teachy]

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