malinaldarose: (delenn_word)
victress: A heroine. [Hezekiah Burhans's Nomenclature and Expositor, 1833
malinaldarose: (delenn_word)
vexillation: A company of men of arms under one standard. [Thomas Blount's Glossographia, 1656]

The calendar's author also defines "standard," but I think you guys can figure that one out on your own, being, you know, eddycated and all.
malinaldarose: (delenn_word)
obequitation: The act of riding about; [from] obequitate, to ride about; Latin equito, to ride. [Rev. John Boag's Imperial Lexison of the English Language, c. 1850]
malinaldarose: (delenn_word)
whilk: To mutter to oneself, as a person does when offended. To howl like a dog. [William Cope's Glossary of Hampshire Words and Phrases, 1883]
malinaldarose: (delenn_word)
wightly: Bravely; boldly; valiantly; forcibly; powerfully; energetically. Formed on wight, strong and courageous, especially in warfare. [Sire James Murray's New English Dictionary, 1928]
malinaldarose: (delenn_word)
in the blue: Failure. An attack that broke down would be said to be "in the blue." [Edward Fraser's Soldier and Sailor Words and Phrases, 1925]
malinaldarose: (delenn_word)
excurse: To make an excursion through; to pass or journey through; Hallamshire. [Edward Lloyd's Encyclopædic Dictionary, 1895]
malinaldarose: (delenn_word)
peffle: In a nervous state; in a condition of hurry and confusion. [Maj. Barzillai Lowsley's Glossary of Berkshire Words and Phrases, 1888]
malinaldarose: (delenn_word)
nyctobasis: A walking in sleep; somnambulism; [from] Greek nux, night, and baino, to walk. [Rev. John Boag's Imperial Lexicon of the English Language, c. 1850]
malinaldarose: (delenn_word)
vernissage: A day before the exhibition of paintings on which exhibitors may retouch and varnish their pictures already hung. [From the French word vernis, varnish.] [Sir James Murray's New English Dictionary, 1928]
malinaldarose: (delenn_word)
pigsnye: A diminutive of pig; a burlesque term of endearment. [Robert Nares's Glossary of the Works of English Authors, 1859]
malinaldarose: (delenn_word)
farbed up: Confused. [Patrick Devine's Folklore of Newfoundland in Old Words, Phrases, and Expressions, 1937]
malinaldarose: (doctor school)
man of wax: A smart, clever fellow. Romeo and Juliet. [William Carr's Dialect of Craven, 1828]
malinaldarose: (delenn_word)
trechoure: A traitor or treacherous person; from French tricheur. [William Toone's Etymological Dictionary of Obsolete and Uncommon Words, 1852
malinaldarose: (delenn_word)
dab in the fist: A bribe or gratuity. [J. Drummond Robertson's Glossary of Archaic Gloucestershire Words, 1890]
malinaldarose: (delenn_word)
wittol: A husband who knows ofa nd endures his wife's unfaithfulness; a contented cuckold. From woodwale, a bird whose nest is invaded by the cuckoo and so has the offspring of another palmed off on it for its own. [John Farmer's Slang and Its Analogues, 1890-1904]
malinaldarose: (delenn_word)
overmirth: Insult. [Herbert Coleridge's Dictionary of the Oldest Words in the English Language, 1863]
malinaldarose: (delenn_word)
geognost: One versed in geognosy, that part of natural science which treats of the structure of the earth; nearly equivalent to geology. Geognostic, pertaining to geognosy. [John Ridpath's Home Reference Library, 1898]
malinaldarose: (delenn_word)
fandags and feathermets: The fanciful adornments in personal attire; trinkets. [John Hatland's Glossary of Words Used in Swaledale, Yorkshire, 1876]
malinaldarose: (delenn_word)
deadhead: One who is allowed in a public conveyance to attend a theatre or other public place of amusement without payment. [Bennett Wood Green's Word-Book of Virginia Folk-Speech, 1899]

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