from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The name given in the district of St. Ives, Cornwall, to what is called in other parts of that mining region a cross-course.


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  • A wee addition to yesterday's "Reference" section: un string (m) = underwear (of the thong type) un trombone (trawn-bon) noun, masculine

    French Word-A-Day:

  • un trombone trawn-bon noun, masculine 1. trombone 2. paper clip

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