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  1. A nonsensical farrago of words : from ca. 1660; coll. by 1700; S.E. by ca. 1730. Prob. ex. earlier (late C. 16-17 sense, "froth".
  2. As adulterated wine, late C. 17-18, the term presumably never rose above coll.

A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English ... by Eric Partridge, 6th edition. Copyright (C) Eric Partridge, 1967. New York: Macmillan Co, 1967.

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