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from spatter (vb.)
From: Early Prose and Poetical Works of John Taylor, The Water Poet (1580-1653)
Published by Hamilton, Adams, & Co., 1888
A Kicksey Winsey, Or, A Lerry Come-Twang.
Wherein John Taylor has satirically suited 800 of his bad debtors, that will not pay him for his return of his journey from Scotland.
7. Those that are as far from honesty, as a Turk is from true Religion.