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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A parchment roll with pendent seals, as an official catalogue or register, a deed, or a papal bull; hence, any important document, catalogue, or list.
  • n. A game played with a roll of parchment containing verses descriptive of character, to each of which was attached a string with a pendant.
  • n. A written fabrication; a vague or rambling story; a rigmarole.

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