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  • Shinicle, a bonfire. A distant fire or light ; — a little shine. — {Jameson.)

    from The Lost Beauties of the English Language, Charles Mackay, 1876

    also mentioned in the Wikipedia article for moot-hill as, possibly, a signal to gather at such a place.

    January 4, 2013

  • How adorable! I'm afraid I already have too many words to be able to adopt it, though. (I think I'm the Wordnik equivalent of a cat lady.)

    January 4, 2013

  • Right. And over at Catnik they call you the crazy word lady. I see what's happening here and I'm calling it out.

    January 5, 2013

  • hahahaha

    January 5, 2013

  • I suppose I shouldn't mention my collection of borscht recipes from Beetnik.

    January 5, 2013