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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Bladder, v. [ON. blaðra (Norw. bladra, bladdra) to move the tongue, to endeavour to speak. Cf. Bledder v.] intr. To stammer; to talk nonsense. 1540 Lynd. Sat. 1173 (B).
My lordis, we have … Bucklit weill vp ȝone bladdrand [Ch. bledrand] baird
1595 Duncan Appendix.
Balbutio, to bladder

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