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shoppertainment, n.

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500

OED Word of the Day: shoppertainment, n. The provision of entertainment or leisure facilities within a retail store or shopping centre



Americani, n.

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500

OED Word of the Day: Americani, n. In East Africa: A kind of (inferior, typically unbleached) cotton cloth



peaceable kingdom, n.

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500

OED Word of the Day: peaceable kingdom, n. A state of harmony among all creatures, esp. as prophesied in Isaiah 11:1?9



biffy, n.

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500

OED Word of the Day: biffy, n. A North American colloquial word for a toilet



supern, adj.

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500

OED Word of the Day: supern, adj. Heavenly, celestial; divine



Poeana, n.

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500

OED Word of the Day on Edgar Allen Poe's birthday: Poeana, n.



puy, n.

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500

OED Word of the Day: puy, n. Any of the hills of the Auvergne, France, which consist of the cones of extinct volcanos