Word of the day

October 23, 2014

Pooter – a bottle for collecting small insects,  crustaceans or other small, fragile organisms, usually for scientific purposes, having one tube through which they are sucked into the bottle and another, protected by muslin or gauze, which is sucked; a crimping tool used to crimp a ruff, as worn during the reigns of Elizabeth and James I.


Word of the day

October 22, 2014

Natsukashii (Japanese) – suddenly, euphorically nostalgic, triggered by experiencing something for the first time in years.


Word of the day

October 21, 2014

Illecebrous -tending to attract; enticing, alluring.


Word of the day

October 20, 2014

Popinjay – a vain or conceited person, especially one who dresses or behaves extravagantly; a person given to vain, pretentious displays and empty chatter; coxcomb; fop; Woodpecker; parrot.
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Word of the day

October 19, 2014

Deglutition – the act, action or process of swallowing.


Word of the day

October 18, 2014

Dight – clothed or equipped; to dress or adorn; make ready for use or purpose; prepare.


Word of the day

October 17, 2014

Couthy – warm and friendly; congenial, sociable; cosy and comfortable.


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