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daffadowndilly

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[daf-uh-doun-dil-ee] /ˌdæf əˌdaʊnˈdɪl i/
noun, plural daffadowndillies. Chiefly British Dialect.
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Origin of daffadowndilly
1565-1575
1565-75; by alteration
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  • Still, you look quite entertaining when you are cross: 'Diaphenia like the daffadowndilly,' you know.

    Memoirs of a Midget Walter de la Mare

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