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 Drive Off.Drivelling Dotage. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Driv’eller.
 
An idiot, an imbecile, whose saliva drivels out of his mouth.
       
“And Swift expires a driveller and a show.”
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 Drive Off.Drivelling Dotage. 

 
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