a bore tolerated only because he pays the charge for others
Degree of Usefulness:
If you've never met a shot-clog, check to be sure you are not the shot-clog.
No, thou wilt vndoe thy selfe. Alas I behold thee with pitty, not with anger; thou common shot-clog, gull of all companies: mee thinkes I see thee already walking in Moore fields without a Cloake, with halfe a Hatte, without a band, a Doublet with three Buttons, without a girdle, a hose with one point and no Garter, with a cudgell vnder thine arme borrowing and begging three pence.
— George Chapman, Ben Jonson, John Marston, Eastward Hoe, 1605