from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A word used in the old popular oath by the mackins, by our Lady.


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  • I love a good mystery... this article about religious Mackins is interesting.

    March 16, 2011

  • the indo-european root etymology of lady may be pertinent, ruzuzu.
    Making (and keeping) dough?!?

    March 16, 2011

  • Our lady?

    March 16, 2011