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Re: Word of the Day

Postby black bart on Mon Sep 17, 2012 6:12 am

redrumforit
-verb
charge ahead like a world famous race horse.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Mon Sep 17, 2012 11:24 am

ceylonite
-noun
a dark-colored spinel containing iron.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Rev. Rowan Redbeard on Mon Sep 17, 2012 2:01 pm

Cylonitenoun
A dark-colored spinel containing traces of an unknown alien metal that wants to destroy humanity.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Tue Sep 18, 2012 1:49 pm

toccata
-noun
a composition in the style of an improvisation, for the piano, organ, or other keyboard instrument, intended to exhibit the player's technique.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli on Tue Sep 18, 2012 4:20 pm

tacotta [n]

an improvisation exhibiting the consumer's technique when the taco shell breaks.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Rev. Rowan Redbeard on Tue Sep 18, 2012 4:22 pm

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Wed Sep 19, 2012 3:03 pm

arbalest
-noun
a powerful medieval crossbow with a steel bow, used to shoot stones, metal balls, arrows, etc.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Thu Sep 20, 2012 8:33 am

snick
-verb
1. to cut, snip, or nick.
2. to strike sharply: He snicked the ball with his cue.
3. to snap or click (a gun, trigger, etc.).
-noun
5. a small cut; nick.
6. a click.
7. Cricket.
a. a glancing blow given to the ball.
b. the ball so hit.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby la la on Thu Sep 20, 2012 8:37 am

snicker-snack
-adj.

The exact sound made by the vorpal blade.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby black bart on Fri Sep 21, 2012 7:33 am

snickers noun

A name suddenly and with no explanation given to a peanuty choccy bar which used to be called 'Marathon'.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Fri Sep 21, 2012 7:45 am

strepitous
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boisterous; noisy.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Fri Sep 21, 2012 9:47 am

strepitocockous
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having an unruly membrum virile
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Sat Sep 22, 2012 4:45 pm

cicatrize
-verb
(of a wound or defect in tissue) to close or be closed by scar formation; heal.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Sun Sep 23, 2012 11:36 am

muffuletta
-noun
a thick, round sandwich similar to a hero, typically containing ham, salami, and cheeses and topped with an olive salad, a specialty of New Orleans.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Sun Sep 23, 2012 12:10 pm

muffuletta
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2. A variety of ice-cream made with pubic hair.
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