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codswallop

[ kodz-wol-uhp ]
/ ˈkɒdzˌwɒl əp /
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noun British Slang.
nonsense; rubbish.
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Origin of codswallop

First recorded in 1960–65; origin obscure

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British Dictionary definitions for codswallop

codswallop
/ (ˈkɒdzˌwɒləp) /

noun
British slang nonsense

Word Origin for codswallop

C20: of unknown origin
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