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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Coq-à-l’âne.
 
A cock-and-bull story; idle nonsense, as “Il fait toujours des coq-à-l’âne”—he is always doing silly things, or talking rubbish.   1
   Il m’a répondu par un coq-à-l’âne—His reply was nothing to the purpose.   2
 


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