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A rowdy, quarrelsome person.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in Walter Scott (1771–1832), poet and novelist. Origin uncertain. Perhaps from frample to put (things) in disorder + -er, with the sense of the noun semantically influenced by association with frampold. Perhaps compare earlier frapler.
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