Wordsmith.org: the magic of words

Wordsmith Talk

About Us | What's New | Search | Site Map | Contact Us  

Topic Options
#118386 - 12/27/03 11:18 AM abnodate
wwh Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 01/18/01
Posts: 13858
When you get tired of combing your hair, abnodate it.
Abnodate
(Ab"no*date) v. t. [L. abnodatus, p. p. of abnodare; ab + nodus knot.] To clear (tress) from knots. [R.] Blount.




Top
#118387 - 01/19/04 02:44 PM Re: abnodate
Wordwind Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 09/30/01
Posts: 6296
Loc: Piedmont Region of Virginia, U...
We could abnodate that four-in-hand knot we've be writing about today...

Or is this unknotting reserved strictly for tresses as you've noted?


Top

Moderator:  Jackie 
Forum Stats
8712 Members
16 Forums
13800 Topics
214400 Posts

Max Online: 3341 @ 12/09/11 02:15 PM
Newest Members
EdithBraemar, sherilla, AnonAmos, Blanco14, Justin2007
8712 Registered Users
Who's Online
0 registered (), 36 Guests and 2 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Top Posters (30 Days)
Bazr 124
wofahulicodoc 95
endymion6 94
LukeJavan8 90
jenny jenny 61
A C Bowden 39
Tromboniator 8
Faldage 6
zmjezhd 2
olly 2
Top Posters
wwh 13858
Faldage 13799
Jackie 11609
tsuwm 10513
Buffalo Shrdlu 7210
AnnaStrophic 6511
Wordwind 6296
LukeJavan8 6291
of troy 5400
BranShea 5282

Disclaimer: Wordsmith.org is not responsible for views expressed on this site. Use of this forum is at your own risk and liability - you agree to hold Wordsmith.org and its associates harmless as a condition of using it.

Home | Today's Word | Yesterday's Word | Subscribe | FAQ | Archives | Search | Feedback
Wordsmith Talk | Wordsmith Chat

© 2014 Wordsmith