bombast, bumbast (n.)
wool padding, stuffing; also: high-flown language, empty words
1H4 II.iv.320[Prince Hal to Falstaff] How now my sweet creature of bombast
LLL V.ii.776[Princess to King, of the lords' approaches] in our maiden counsel rated them ... / As bombast and as lining to the time
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