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From "Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present, Farmer:-
Probably a corrupt form of the old English verb "bedazzle" used by Shakespeare in "Taming of the Shrew."
From: The Gazette of the Union, Golden Rule, and Odd-Fellow's Family Companion
A Saturday Family Journal of General Literature, Odd-Fellowship and Amusement.
Volume X - From January to June Inclusive, 1849
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