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- (obsolete, nonce word) Having four trifling meanings
1646, Nathaniel Ward, The Simple Cobler of Aggawam in America:
- There is a quadrobulary saying which passes current in the Westerne World, That the Emperour is King of Kings, the Spaniard, King of Men, the French, King of Asses, the King of England, King of Devills.
- OED 2nd edition 1989