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  • n. A dull or stupid person.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A dull, silent person; a blockhead.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Soft; smooth.
  • n. A buffoon; a fool; a blockhead; a ninny; a dull person; a stupid fellow.
  • n. An aunt.

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  • A conversation with Humpty Dumpty in Through the Looking-Glass:

    "Well, a rath is a sort of green pig: but mome I'm not certain about. I think it's short for 'from home'—meaning that they'd lost their way, you know."

    "And what does outgrabe mean?"

    July 18, 2008