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rigamarole /ˈrɪɡəməˌrəʊl/ n
  1. a variant of rigmarole



rigmarole /ˈrɪɡməˌrəʊl/, rigamarole n
  1. any long complicated procedure
  2. a set of incoherent or pointless statements; garbled nonsense
Etymology: 18th Century: from earlier ragman roll a list, probably a roll used in a medieval game, wherein various characters were described in verse, beginning with Ragemon le bon Ragman the good



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