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  • In the French text, the word robidilardicque is footnoted as appearing as robilardique in some versions. The latter word seems more consistent with the coinage that duckbill suggests.

    April 23, 2011

  • Probably coined from rober (=derober) and lard, with an allusion to the great cat Robilardus (bacon-eater).

    "Moreover upon these grounds they have foisted in their Robidilardic, or Lapiturolive law." - Rabelais

    April 23, 2011