- Alteration of tan, influenced by tawny. (Wiktionary)
“Perhaps you missed that whole scorched earth thing at E-tawn.”
“But ai awlwaiz find this kind ov list an we started wun in December – an it wen tawn and awn and awn and awn. . . an qwiklee found aut taht enewun hoo iz NAWT menshunded can has teh felines hurt kind ov danjerous.”
“Redu Negru may be black in tawn but under them lintels are staying my horneymen meet each his mansiemagd.”
“It was long after once there was a lealand in the luffing ore it was less after lives thor a toyler in the tawn at all ohr it was note before he drew out the moddle of Kersse by jerkin his dressing but and or it was not before athwartships he buttonhaled the”
“I also like to stroke his ruddy-tawn nose, which contrasts ever so nicely with his white muzzle.”
“In the complexion of a third still lingers a tropic tawn, but slightly bleached withal; he doubtless has tarried whole weeks ashore.”
“Look! see yonder Turkish cheeks of spotted tawn — living, breathing pictures painted by the sun.”
“Brown Bestiarius holding the lean tawn tiger at bay,”
“Look! see yonder Turkish cheeks of spotted tawn -- living, breathing pictures painted by the sun.”
“In the complexion of a third still lingers a tropic tawn, but slightly bleached withal; HE doubtless has tarried whole weeks ashore.”
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looks like there's not an open Moby Dick list. So now there is.
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Using "Final Cluster" phonesthemes from Benjamin Shisler's Dictionary of English Phonesthemes, I've fashioned some new words by sticking different letters in front.
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