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#198300 - 03/14/11 01:46 PM GROUGH ; definitions
Loc: Netherlands, the Hague
A March Hog needs no cleaning. Springtime hogs want to be out on an adventure.
Not hot tubs, but a dig in de porridge trough and a roll in the mud.
Earthy definitions..... you can dig your burrow down to the deepest essence, muffle a word, plant a tree, climb a mountain, fill up a hole in the the road and have a sturdy meal or a stout drink. Build your Chapel.
......................Pick and choose and beware of quicksands.
*Voting till Monday 21. Open to submitters, subscribers, invisibles, guests and spiders.*
a) archaic Scots term for whole oats cooked with beer and butter.
b) a patch of quicksand (or similar) between the hillocks of swamp.
c) a drink made with water or "small beer" and rum, which was introduced into the Royal Navy in 1740. Pronounced grog
d) a geological land feature formed by an oceanic eddy; when the sea level recedes the depression left behind is termed a grough
e) to speak a muffled word into ones hand as if to cough.
f) to plant something again or in a new place
g) a small burrowing North American marsupial, related to the opossum
h) (pronounced "grok")-to understand thoroughy and completely, to the deepest essence. A Martian word, coined by Robert Heinlein in Stranger in a Strange Land; it became a cult word in the Science Fiction world in the 1960s.
i) mounteneering a natural channel or fissure in a peat moor; a peat hag
j)a road surface marked with potholes
k)a method of stone construction which produces a vaulted ceiling.
#198302 - 03/14/11 02:18 PM Re: GROUGH ; definitions [Re: BranShea]
Loc: this too shall pass
j) a road surface marked with potholes
if this isn't it, I'm adopting it right now for our road surfaces
#198303 - 03/14/11 03:47 PM Re: GROUGH ; definitions [Re: BranShea]
Loc: Seattle, Washington, USA
I'll take d) a geological land feature formed by an oceanic eddy; when the sea level recedes the depression left behind is termed a grough, if I may.
#198306 - 03/14/11 06:54 PM Re: GROUGH ; definitions [Re: Father Steve]
Loc: Land of the Flat Water
I'm for "B" quicksand sounds like the word when it sucks
----please, draw me a sheep----
#198310 - 03/14/11 09:54 PM Re: GROUGH ; definitions [Re: BranShea]
Loc: Louisville, Kentucky
A for me.
#198313 - 03/14/11 10:17 PM Re: GROUGH ; definitions [Re: BranShea]
Loc: Worcester, MA
I'll take k) a method of stone construction which produces a vaulted ceiling.
(from the same people who brought you "coign")
#198314 - 03/15/11 06:04 AM Re: GROUGH ; definitions [Re: BranShea]
Chalk up another one for A
#198318 - 03/15/11 08:29 AM Re: GROUGH ; definitions [Re: BranShea]
I do like marsupials, but F is lovely. so, F._________________________
formerly known as etaoin...
#198319 - 03/15/11 09:04 AM Re: GROUGH ; definitions [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu]
Loc: down under
gee Buff I'll take it then! I like small burrowing animals and possums. G for C
#198328 - 03/15/11 04:43 PM Re: GROUGH ; definitions [Re: Candy]
Loc: Middle Earth
hmmm...I'm stuck between I and D...and B...oh this is so hard to choose! hmmm I think I'll go for...I...D...I...yes I vote for I_________________________
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