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Talk confidentially or conspiratorially.‘they wagged their old heads sadly when they collogued in clubs’
Early 17th century (in the sense ‘flatter, pretend to agree with or believe’): probably an alteration of obsolete colleague ‘conspire’, by association with Latin colloqui to converse.
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.