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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli on Thu Oct 31, 2013 6:47 am

robsequy [n]

the part of the ceremony where they pass the collection plate around.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Mon Nov 04, 2013 12:36 pm

skeigh
-adjective
1. (of horses) spirited; inclined to shy.
2. (of women) proud; disdainful.
-adverb
3. proudly.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Roy Hunter on Mon Nov 04, 2013 2:30 pm

skeigh
-verb
of horses, to engage in Alpinism.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Mon Nov 04, 2013 3:27 pm

Skeigh TV
-n. phr.

A Scottish entertainment business. Their motto: Over the sea to Skeigh.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Tue Nov 05, 2013 1:01 am

skeighte
-noun
1. A bleighde, or footwear with a bleighde attached, used for traveling upon a surface of ice.

-verb
2. to travel upon a surface of ice while wearing skeightes, such as while pleighing ice hockeigh.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine on Tue Nov 05, 2013 1:25 am

skeighne
The skeighne in Speighne are used meighnely in the pleighne.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby Ravi Oli on Tue Nov 05, 2013 5:13 pm

skeighnefull [n]

what Roy usually has after a day at the horse races.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Wed Nov 06, 2013 12:47 pm

abjudge
-verb
to take away by judicial decision.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby DavidH on Thu Nov 07, 2013 4:41 pm

Nanometer
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A device for counting grandmothers.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Fri Nov 08, 2013 1:26 am

penury
-noun
1. extreme poverty; destitution.
2. scarcity; dearth; inadequacy; insufficiency.
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Fri Nov 08, 2013 2:28 am

abjudge
-verb
to compare stomach muscles

pencilury
-noun
a lack of writing utensils
"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
("Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.")
-- Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805)
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
-- Philip K Dick

OK, now let's look at four dimensions on the blackboard.
-- Dr. Joy

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby pieces o'nine on Fri Nov 08, 2013 9:27 pm

disjudge
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1. not judging
2. insulting the bench
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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Sun Nov 10, 2013 12:33 am

munificence
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the quality of being munificent, or showing unusual generosity: The museum's collection was greatly increased by the munificence of the family's gift.
"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Mon Nov 11, 2013 1:11 am

munifiscience
-noun
showing unusual scientificness.
"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
("Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.")
-- Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805)
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
-- Philip K Dick

OK, now let's look at four dimensions on the blackboard.
-- Dr. Joy

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Re: Word of the Day

Postby PKMKII on Mon Nov 11, 2013 1:04 pm

tractable
-adjective
1. easily managed or controlled; docile; yielding: a tractable child; a tractable disposition.
2. easily worked, shaped, or otherwise handled; malleable.
"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan

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