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madmouth commented on the word wadmeal
how does one, now that the profile comment function is as dead as the list comment function, get hold of a bilby? it is the sad of all
November 3, 2011
bilby commented on the word wadmeal
Wot, the ancient art of skywriting gone out of fashion, has it?
FreeDictionary has this entry, which I'll happily borrow seeing as the Wadnik engine can't make it up this particular li'l hill:
Wadmol \Wad"mol\, n. (Of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. va?m=al a
woollen stuff, Dan vadmel. Cf. Wad a small mass, and
A coarse, hairy, woolen cloth, formerly used for garments by
the poor, and for various other purposes. (Spelled also
wadmal, wadmeal, wadmoll, wadmel, etc.) --Beck
(Draper's Dict.). Sir W. Scott.
One gets hold of bilbies very gently, and never by the ears.
with wadmeal gloves, yes? or would that be 'yaaaairs' a la White
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