Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • . . . the small lips compressed into a short tight line by the soul's need to govern its sensibility; the sallowness, the shawnness, the close-cropped iron-grey hair . . .
    —Max Beerbohm, 'Felix Argallo and Walter Ledgett'

    This is hapax legomenon. The OED furnishes no clue what it might mean; yet the editions on Google Books agree on this reading.

    August 3, 2009