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chelster commented on the word polyphloisboian
OED: That roars loudly; noisy, boisterous.
1824 Blackwood's Edinb. Mag. 15 675 We leave that‥to critics of a more polyphloisboian note.
1858 O. W. Holmes Autocrat of Breakfast-table iv, Two men are walking by the polyphlœsbœan ocean.
1881 Fortn. Rev. No. 179. 560 The unreliable, erratic, polyphloisbean Loewenbruk also put in an appearance.
1997 D. Albright Quantum Poetics ii. 200 A genuinely polyphloisboian line would have been wholly out of place in this poem.
June 24, 2011
tantet commented on the word polyphloisboian
Was awakened at 4:15 this morning by polyphloisboian thunder and heavy rain, beating my alarm by forty-five minutes. It's going to be a loooonnggg day...
June 1, 2010
jmjarmstrong commented on the word polyphloisboian
JM has tried to convince the Polyphloisboian Society to consider the neighbours.
April 2, 2010
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