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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Sun Jan 19, 2014 8:36 pm

bosky lady
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A woman from the late sixties or early seventies, when depilation was not as popular as it is now, covered in bushes, shrubs and small trees.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Mon Jan 20, 2014 2:41 am

boobsky
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a Russian adolescent's dream
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Fri Jan 24, 2014 10:44 pm

biggin
-noun
1. a close-fitting cap worn especially by children in the 16th and 17th centuries.
2. a soft cap worn while sleeping; nightcap.
3. a coffeepot, usually silver, having a separate container in which the coffee is immersed while being boiled.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Sat Jan 25, 2014 6:25 am

big 'un
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a Scotsman's nightcap. :drinking:
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Sat Jan 25, 2014 7:02 am

^ You're banned for boasting.

Big Yin, the
prop. n.

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Sat Jan 25, 2014 11:09 am

pettifogging
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1. insignificant; petty: pettifogging details.
2. dishonest or unethical in insignificant matters; meanly petty.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Sat Jan 25, 2014 4:08 pm

petafrogging
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sexual abuse of a French person
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Sun Jan 26, 2014 12:00 am

biggin
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You say that to all the guys.

prettyfoggy
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Londonese for "a bright and sunny afternoon".
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Sun Jan 26, 2014 8:42 pm

repechage
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(in cycling and rowing) a last-chance qualifying heat in which the runners-up in earlier heats race each other, with the winner advancing to the finals.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Mon Jan 27, 2014 3:58 pm

Gherkin
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Nepalese relative
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Thu Jan 30, 2014 8:24 am

sessile
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1. Botany. attached by the base, or without any distinct projecting support, as a leaf issuing directly from the stem.
2. Zoology. permanently attached; not freely moving.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli on Thu Jan 30, 2014 4:27 pm

ssssssesssssile [a]

having a fear and hatred of nassssty hobbitsesss
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Fri Jan 31, 2014 2:41 am

sessilo
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A structure in which a stuttering farmer stores grain.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Sat Feb 01, 2014 12:50 am

bruit
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1. to voice abroad; rumor (used chiefly in the passive and often followed by about): The report was bruited through the village.
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2. Medicine/Medical. any generally abnormal sound or murmur heard on auscultation.
3. Archaic. rumor; report.
4. Archaic. noise; din; clamor.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Sat Feb 01, 2014 7:18 am

bruit
-adjective, colloq. Northern Ireland
The opposite of dark
Useage: "Ut wus dork earghliur oarn, but nuigh it's bruit und sonneigh".
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