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- n. The cutting of beards; shaving.
One of the examples Blount uses is "pogonotomy," a word for "shaving."
"Okay, pogon is the Greek for 'beard,' but pogo evokes possum and 'a toy for jumping around on '(OAD) - hence a reader would be excused for assuming that pogonotomy means removal of a possum or a pogo stick from the body."
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