absquatulation


absquatulation

<, perhaps rooted in mock-Latin negation of squat “to settle.” Said to have been used by the U.S. Western character “Nimrod Wildfire” in the play “The Kentuckian,” as re-written by British author William B. Bernard and staged in London in 1833. Related: Absquatulated; absquatulating.

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