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  • skylark v.
    to run up and down the rigging of a ship in sport

    October 23, 2013

  • Enormously large.

    May 24, 2013


  • an undulating generally treeless upland with sparse soil — usually used in plural
    b :plural and often capitalized: treeless chalk uplands along the south and southeast coast of England
    2 :often capitalized : a sheep of any breed originating in the downs of southern England
    --A Word A Day

    May 22, 2013

  • Of or relating to poetry. After Mount Parnassus, a mountain in Greece, considered sacred to Apollo, the Greek god of music and poetry, and the Muses. Earliest documented use: 1565.--A Word A Day

    May 21, 2013

  • To accost and detain (a person) in conversation by or as if by grasping the person's outer garments:

    January 9, 2013

  • buttonhole To accost and detain (a person) in conversation by or as if by grasping the person's outer garments:

    January 9, 2013

  • also spelled blousy and blowsy

    November 14, 2012

  • de minimis --de minimis non curat lex

    The law does not concern itself with trifles; - a principle of law, that even if a technical violation of a law appears to exist according to the letter of the law, if the effect is too small to be of consequence, the violation of the law will not be considered as a sufficient cause of action, whether in civil or criminal proceedings.

    August 19, 2012

  • A Pashtun tribe in Pakistan and Afghanistan

    April 25, 2012

  • Always has been one of my favorite words. It sounds and looks like what it means.

    April 21, 2012

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