Balderdash

Definition of Balderdash

Bal´der`dash
n.1.A worthless mixture, especially of liquors.
Indeed beer, by a mixture of wine, hath lost both name and nature, and is called balderdash.
- Taylor (Drink and Welcome).
2.Senseless jargon; ribaldry; nonsense; trash.
v. t.1.To mix or adulterate, as liquors.
The wine merchants of Nice brew and balderdash, and even
mix it with pigeon's dung and quicklime.
- Smollett.

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