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  • n. roughness; ruggedness

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Roughness or ruggedness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or character of being salebrous, or rough or rugged.

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  • Madeupical stuff is fine here, she! Why, we even made up madeupical. :-)

    July 21, 2008

  • No, no, I—they represented the same pronunciation, the same sounds, but were spelled out all nonstandardlike. Nothing to miss.

    July 13, 2008

  • Did you delete it? Presumably it's a pronunciation valid in some part of the world or it wouldn't have made it into the book.

    July 13, 2008

  • In the interest of looking slightly less foolish, I'd like to stress that these were the book's madeupical pronunciations rather than my own!

    July 13, 2008

  • Thanks for the pronunciation notes qroq, you may yet help me keep my dinner down.

    July 9, 2008

  • Pronunciation for the rest of us: sal·i·bros·i·ti, i.e. /ˌsælɪˈbrɒsɪti/.

    July 9, 2008