Word of the day

January 22, 2019

Runic – consisting of, characterised by, pertaining or relating to, or set down in runes; like runes in decorative interlaced effect, as knots and other figures on monuments; mystical.


Word of the day

January 20, 2019

Alee – on or toward the lee of a vessel; situated on the side or a ship sheltered from the wind; away from the weather.


Word of the day

January 19, 2019

Owelty –  a lien created or a pecuniary sum paid by order of the court to effect an equitable partition of property (as in divorce) when such a partition in kind would be impossible, impracticable, or prejudicial to one of the parties; equality as established by a sum of money, etc., given in compensation after a division of property into parts of unequal value; the establishment of equality in this way; the difference in price between two such pieces of property.


Word of the day

January 18, 2019

Octothorpe – the symbol for the hash symbol; #.


Word of the day

January 17, 2019

Gynaeceum – a part of a building set apart for women in an ancient Greek or Roman house; women’s apartments.


Word of the day

January 16, 2019

Hooptedoodle – the type of overly wordy prose that gets in the way of propelling a story forward.


Word of the day

January 15, 2019

Prosumer – a customer who wants to buy very high-quality technical products or equipment; a consumer who becomes involved with designing or customising products for their own needs; an amateur user, or buyer, of electronic equipment that is of a standard suitable for professional use.


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