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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Wed Nov 28, 2012 8:01 am

balusters
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things what hold a balustrade up.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby black bart on Wed Nov 28, 2012 9:19 am

balusters n

1.Ye gets an eyeful of em at madame Fifis :lech:
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Rev. Rowan Redbeard on Wed Nov 28, 2012 10:21 am

lachrymal

PRONUNCIATION:
(LAK-ruh-muhl)

MEANING:
adjective: Relating to or inducing tears.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin lacrima (tear). Earliest documented use: 1541.

USAGE:
"She wiped his tears with the edge of her garment, but that made him more lachrymal."
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Wed Nov 28, 2012 12:26 pm

noisome
-adjective
1. offensive or disgusting, as an odor.
2. harmful or injurious to health; noxious.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Thu Nov 29, 2012 12:00 pm

biblioklept
-noun
a person who steals books.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby black bart on Thu Nov 29, 2012 12:01 pm

biblioklept noun

1. A person who steals books
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli on Thu Nov 29, 2012 4:40 pm

black bart wrote:biblioklept noun

1. A person who steals bibles

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Fri Nov 30, 2012 12:53 pm

hurcheon
-noun
1. a hedgehog.
2. an urchin.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Rev. Rowan Redbeard on Fri Nov 30, 2012 3:52 pm

himcheon
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1. a masculine hedgehog.
2. a masculine urchin.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Fri Nov 30, 2012 7:42 pm

luncheon
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a hedgehog in a bun. Would you like fries and a drink with that?
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Sat Dec 01, 2012 6:04 am

Thaicheon
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An alluring hurcheon that turns out to be a himcheon when you get the spines off.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Sat Dec 01, 2012 1:09 pm

stubroutine
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Tiny, often vacuous placeholder for a subroutine that is to be written or fleshed out later.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Sat Dec 01, 2012 8:47 pm

stubmarine
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tiny, often vacuous underwater vehicle.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Sun Dec 02, 2012 1:09 pm

firmament
-noun
the vault of heaven; sky.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Mon Dec 03, 2012 5:42 am

leint
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to add urine to ale in order to make it strong
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