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  • n. Alternative form of pilliwinks.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • An instrument of torture, consisting of a board with holes into which the fingers were pressed, and fastened with pegs.


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  • Right onto the "Worse Than They Sound" list. Thanks, frogapplause.

    May 14, 2010

  • Good pet name for an obnoxious child.

    May 13, 2010

  • This word sounds too cutesy to be an instrument of torture.

    May 13, 2010