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 Sos’ia.Sothic Year. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Sotadios or Sotad’ic Verse.
One that reads backwards and forwards the same as “llewd did I live, and evil I did dwell.” So called from Sot’ades, the inventor. These verses are also called palindromic. (See PALINDROME.)   1
   N.B. ll is the old way of writing a capital L.   2

 Sos’ia.Sothic Year. 

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