Weird Words

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ALURE - noun Passage, gallery, ambulatory (Merriam-Webster.com)

ARTIC - noun (informal) 1. Abbreviation of articulated lorry; A semi-trailer truck. 2. Abbreviation of articulated bus (Wiktionary.com)

BEGET - verb 1.(especially of a man) bring (a child) into existence by the process of reproduction ("they hoped that the King might beget an heir by his new queen")
2. cause; bring about ("killings beget more killings") (Oxford Dictionary, online) 

BESET - adjective. having a lot of trouble with something, or having to dealwith a lot of something that causes problems. ("With the amount of traffic nowadays, even a trip across town is beset by/with dangers.") (Cambridge Dictionary online)

BLERT - noun. A fool (Northern English dialect) (dictionary.com)

BRACH - noun(archaic) A hound; especially a female hound used for hunting, a bitch hound. (Merriam-Webster.com)

BROCH - noun. An Iron Age tower, unique to Scotland, and found mainly in the North Highlands and Islands. Built between 400 BCE and 200 BCE. (blog.historic environment.scotland)

CAPER - verb. Skip or dance in a lively or playful way. "the children were tapering about the room"

noun. 1. a playful skipping movement "she did a little caper"
2. an activity or escape, typically one the is illicit or ridiculous. "I'm too old for this kind of caper"; an amusing or far-fetched story, especially on presented on film or stage. "a cop caper about intergalactic drug dealers"
3. the picked flower bud of a prickly southern European shrub used to flavour food "add capers and olives"
4. the shrub from which capers are taken. (Oxford Language Dictionary)

COUTH - nounSmooth, showing or having sophistication. Good manners; politeness, refinement. (dictionary.com)

CROME - noun.  A hook also  a long stick with a hook at the end (Merriam-Webster.com)

FEINT - noun. A deceptive or pretended blow, thrust, or other movement, especially in boxing or fencing ("a brief feint at the opponent's face"
verb. Make a deceptive or distracting movement, especially during a fight ("Adam feinted with his right and then swung a left.") (Oxford Dictionary, online) 

FIENT - noun. (Scottish) Fiend, devil (Merriam-Webster.com)

LININ - noun. A bitter white crystallizable substance with purgative qualities obtained from the purging flax. (Merriam-Webster.com)

PILON - An informal regional term that means a little something extra—a bonus. It’s primarily used in Texas and some parts of the Southwestern U.S. Pilon typically refers to something additional given to a customer for free when they’re making a purchase. This is often done as a nice gesture on the part of the seller (i.e., when you get 13 items for the price of 12 in a “baker’s dozen”). (dictionary.com)

PISTE - noun. A trail. Especially a downhill ski trail  (Merriam-Webster.com)

PLACK - noun. A small billon coin of Scotland issued from James III (second half of 15th century) to James VI (early 17th century) (Merriam-Webster.com)

RAMON - noun. Any of several tropical American trees belonging to the genus Brosimum, of the mulberry family, the leaves of which are used as forage, especially B. alicastrum, which bears the breadnut. (dictionary.com)

SERIA - noun. An opera (especially one of the 18th century in Italian), on a serious, usually classical or mythological theme. (Word origin: Italian, literally 'serious opera'.) (dictionary.com)

SHOAT - noun. A young pig, especially one which is newly weaned. (Oxford Dictionaries)

SOUNDERnoun. A group of swine is called a sounder. (A group of pigs is called a drift or drove. A group of young pigs is called a litter. A group of hogs is called a passel or team. A group of boars is called a singular.) (from The Old Farmer's Almanac)

STOUN - verb. To stun (free on-line dictionary)  -OR- dialectal chiefly British past participle of steal (Miriam-Webster Dictionary)

STEND - noun (archaic) 1. (Tools) a butcher's tool used to hold open a carcass 2. Scot a leap or a bound;  verb - 3. (tr) to put up or erect (a tent) 4. (intr) to leap or spring up (The free dictionary.com)

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