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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Collywobbles.
 
The gripes, usually accompanied with sundry noises in the stomach. These noises are called the “borbarigmus.” (The wobbling caused by a slight colic.)   1
 


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