dogberryism

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dogberry2 (ˈdɒɡˌbɛrɪ, -bərɪ, -brɪ)
 
n , pl -ries
(sometimes capital) a foolish, meddling, and usually old official
 
[after Dogberry, character in Shakespeare's Much Ado about Nothing (1598)]
 
'dogberryism2
 
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