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“Mary Bridger’s not such a nodcock as to fall for some gent’s plumpers.”
“How is it goin’ ta get loose, you nodcock?” the first man said.
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He looked down to where he’d just written “flamboyant, persnickety nodcock.”
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shalimar commented on the word nodcock
Nodcock, subs. (old). - A simpleton: see Buffle and Cabbagehead.Site: 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 HenleyPublished 1902, p 59
July 6, 2008
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