Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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JODOCUS, n. Sport, game, jest. Sc. a.1706  J. Watson Choice Coll. i. 70:
So well's I cou'd play Hocus Pocus, And of the Servants mack Jodocus.

[A nonce fanciful formation, phs. based on Lat. iocus, a jest, joke, and Docus.]

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