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  • “Mary Bridger’s not such a nodcock as to fall for some gent’s plumpers.”

    Shameless

  • “How is it goin’ ta get loose, you nodcock?” the first man said.

    Sexy Beast IV

  • He looked down to where he’d just written “flamboyant, persnickety nodcock.”

    The Seduction Of Sara

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  • Nodcock, subs. (old). - A simpleton: see Buffle and Cabbagehead.

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    Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and Comarative of the Heterodox Speech of all Classes of Society for more than Three Hundred Years

    By John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley
    Published 1902, p 59

    July 6, 2008