Aldiborontephoscophornio

Aldiborontephoscophornio

nickname from play by Carey, given by Scott to his pompous publisher, James Ballantyne. [Br. Lit.: Barnhart, 23]
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"Aldiborontephoscophornio, where left you Chrononhotonthologos?" is a burlesque pomposo in Henry Carey's farce.