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First published 1968 (SND Vol. VII).
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RADOTAGE, n. Disconnected mutterings.Sc. 1828 Scott Letters (Cent. Ed.) X. 473:
A dull letter . . . your kindness would at any rate tolerate as the radotage of an old friend.

[A coinage by Scott from O.Sc. radote, 1590, to mutter disconnectedly, O.Fr. radoter, id.]

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