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  • n. The phenomenon of the reappearance of a long-forgotten memory as if it were a new experience

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In psychology, subconscious memory; memory exercised by the subliminal self.

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  • explanation for plagiarism

    December 4, 2010

  • Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary, © 2007 Merriam-Webster, Inc.

    September 29, 2010

  • And for the place where galaxies weep
    I'm knitting a giant black hole.

    December 12, 2008

  • Mary had a big black sheep
    His fleece was black as coal

    Looks like I fleeced somebody's poem...

    December 12, 2008

  • More specifically, a memory that masquerades as original inspiration. The bane of songwriters.

    October 16, 2008

  • (n): a buried memory.

    October 11, 2008