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  • furiableused in describing an empty new shotgun hull

    think in means something like malleable or workable.

    November 14, 2008

  • pohutukawa- Metrosideros excelsa- A tree that blooms red flowers around christmas, Called New Zealand Christmas tree. Alternate spelling (pohutikawa) seen before

    October 19, 2008

  • pukaka- region of New Zealand

    October 19, 2008

  • Is it fair to say that a premise(if true) could and would be a subsumption but not a subsumption if false?

    October 19, 2008

  • gallus-a form of "gallows" and it has come into use as an adverb of forcible emphasis in much the same way as "bloody" has---"gallus bad weather we be getting."

    October 18, 2008

  • plim-to swell or fill out,as bacon does in cooking, or a newly-hatched butterfly's wings do when it begins to spread them

    October 18, 2008

  • brevit-to pry or prowl or do both at once

    October 18, 2008

  • lungeous-rough in play, especially of young colts or footballers

    October 18, 2008

  • unked-dismal or lonely

    October 18, 2008

  • shrammed- starved with cold

    October 18, 2008

  • moithered-muddled

    October 18, 2008

  • great work Yarb

    October 18, 2008

  • A Dr.Strother used the word to describe the composition of spa waters at Bristol

    October 18, 2008

  • Yarb

    you were right

    October 18, 2008

  • Mollusque

    thanks

    October 18, 2008

  • Yarb

    looking at the word I would agree with you on the "n" in 'sanguine' and the "o" in 'cartilagino'but my only resource doesn't agree. However if I were to spell it I would agree with you.

    October 18, 2008

  • According to my resource it is spelled correctly with 51 letters but I'm always open to correction with a referenced source.Thanks for staying on top of it.

    October 18, 2008

  • A word used by shakespeare

    October 17, 2008

  • bisson-adj.shortsighted,purblind

    October 17, 2008

  • coystril - n. - knave

    October 17, 2008

  • Yarb, he used this word in"Headlong Hall"

    October 17, 2008

  • aeqeosalinocalcalinoetaceoaluminosocupreovitriolic-

    a Dr. Strother explaining the composition of the spa waters at Bristol.

    October 17, 2008

  • the structure of the human body described by Thomas Love Peacock

    October 17, 2008

  • osseocarnisanguineoviscericartilaginonervomedullary- the 51 letters describe the structure of the human body

    October 17, 2008

  • ioblepharos adj.- the painting of the eyelids of their female statues blue

    October 17, 2008

  • according to the greeks it was fear of friday the 13th

    October 17, 2008

  • oriflammen.-golden flame

    October 17, 2008

  • brumbal-adj.-winter like

    October 17, 2008

  • soodle-v. saunter;amble along; to stroll

    October 17, 2008

  • tohu-bohu-n. emptiness and desolation

    October 17, 2008

  • tilly-vally-n. nonsense; fiddlesticks

    October 17, 2008

  • chichie-stingy

    October 17, 2008

  • [jobbenowl-n.blockhead

    October 17, 2008

  • tors-high pointed hill or jutting rock

    October 17, 2008

  • sonsie- fat

    October 17, 2008

  • brumbal

    October 17, 2008

  • brumbal- pertaining to winter; It is a brumbal day.

    October 17, 2008

  • tropes- a word of expression used in a sense different from its usual significance

    October 17, 2008

  • skilligolee-sailor or prisoners soup made from many ingredience

    October 17, 2008

  • antisygy-union of opposites eg. god and devil

    October 17, 2008

  • rumblegumption-common sense

    October 17, 2008

  • ostrobogolus -beyond outrageously untruthful; a spendid adjective too powerful for everyday use.Taken from John Moores' book "Those English Words"(A Book About Them)

    October 17, 2008

  • obsolete great words that need to be revived

    October 17, 2008

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  • I see that you commented on 'brevit'. My 83 year old mother has always used the word when searching for smething. eg 'Have a brevit through that drawer and find...' She's half-Welsh and we suspected that origin. Never heard anyone else use it.

    April 30, 2011