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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).
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Waggish, adj. [e.m.E. waggish (1589).] Mischievous, playful. — 1666-74 Fraser Polichron. 486.
A smart waggish poet gave his Grace this pretty sarcasm, which … I here insert to make my reader lauch

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