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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Bledder, v. [Later form of blether. See Bletherand, and cf. Bladder v.] intr. To talk foolishly or idly. 1540 Lynd. Sat. 1173.
Wee haue … bucklit vp weill ȝon bledrand baird [sc. Lady Verity]
a1651 Calderwood IV. 367.
To bledder in simplicitie unto the rude countrie people

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