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biggen, v.

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500

OED Word of the Day: biggen, v. To make big; to increase, enlarge; to strengthen



ab aeterno, adv.

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500

OED Word of the Day: ab aeterno, adv. From eternity, from the beginning of time; from the most remote antiquity



portière, n.

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500

OED Word of the Day: portière, n. A curtain hung over a door or doorway, to prevent draughts, to serve as a screen, etc.



feelie, n.

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500

OED Word of the Day: feelie, n. A (hypothetical) motion picture augmented by tactile effects which are felt by the viewer



feartie, n.

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500

OED Word of the Day: feartie, n. Sc. A cowardly or timorous person; a coward



medano, n.

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500

OED Word of the Day: medano, n. A shifting crescent-shaped sand dune



lachrymatory, n. and adj.

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500

OED Word of the Day: lachrymatory, n. A vessel used to collect a mourner's tears