from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A pastoral crook or hook.


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  • I like the tags for this word.

    May 31, 2011

  • When capitalized, a genus of bivalves that lives embedded in coral.

    June 1, 2011

  • That is one good-looking Pedum.

    That just didn't sound right.

    June 2, 2011

  • ...

    There are no tags.

    June 2, 2011

  • No tags, blafferty? Huh. On my computer, I see three tags ("ecclesiastical", "latin", and "sheep").

    June 4, 2011

  • Given the name of the genus, I imagine that these bivalves evolved specifically to provide percussive rimshots whenever someone tells a lousy joke.

    Let's test it out!

    "Man, when I found out I was the only one who could see the tags on 'pedum', I sure felt sheepish!!!"


    June 4, 2011

  • Hint to blafferty - try looking at the definition page. It may be effortful, but I'm sure you can manage it, by hook or by crook.


    June 4, 2011

  • That's weird, I could swear when I posted that there were none!

    Nice drumroll, by the way.

    June 4, 2011