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#197372 02/14/11 07:51 PM
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Sorry it has taken so long t put the results up! crazy I have been away from my computer for a while ill...here are the results...it was fun to follow the comments toozle begat and I hope you enjoy its true meaning!


A toozle – the screw that holds together the two blades of a pair of scissors [Avy] BranShea

B toozle – in Scotland, with golf, when a tee-off goes awry [LukeJavan8] Owlbow

C toozle – to pull about, especially applied to any rough dalliance with a female [True definition – Joseph Wright’s English Dialect Dictionary 1898-1905] Jackie

D toozle – n., [< Hung. ducel, leaf] a confetti particle with multiple bends applied to induce spinning as it falls [Aramis] Avy, LukeJavan8

E toozle – to muss up playfully (var. of tousle) [wofahulicodoc]

F toozle – a South African drink made of fermented rooibos, (rooibosch), tea and local herbs [Owlbow]

G toozle – Toozle Sticks are small sticks, commonly made of plastic, used to stir mixed drinks or garnish cocktails. The pointed end is designed to skewer fruit and the decorative heads are shaped like palm trees, flamingos and tropical fruits. The toozle portion of the toozle stick name originated from the Caribbean cocktail, Rum Toozle [Candy]

H toozle – a small Scottish fipple flute, similar to a penny whistle but usually made of wood [Faldage] twosleepy

I toozle – a blacksmith tool used to spread hot coals [Jackie] Buffalo Shrdlu, wofahulicodoc, olly

J toozle - vb to persuade someone to do something illegal; n a fraudful deal [BranShea] Faldage

K too-zle – v. 1. To dishevel or disarrange, as with hair. Variant of "tousle" [OE] [twosleepy]

L toozle – a blend of too and puzzle, meaning: confuse someone again (and again), usually causing even more confusion [elifit] Candy


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well, there are two(2) issues here which can't be just glossed over; (1) E and K being virtually identical (K actually getting a vote), and (2) this definition from Century Dictionary: A dialectal variant of tousle, and 'to pull about roughly' from other old dictionaries.

actually, these two are intertwined, aren't they?!
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we do have guidelines for both of these situations: in the case of (nearly) duplicate entries, simply reject the second, asking for a retry from that person (or you could reject them both, if you don't want to give someone a slight advantage); in the case of a daffynition which approximates the actual, see rules 4 & 5:
4. [no] points are awarded to any player who submits a definition which is similar or very close to the correct meaning [rather, the moderator shall request a resubmittal]
5. If two or more players submit a definition per rule 4 (in the judgment of the moderator), the round will be thrown out with no points scored (or the moderator can disqualify obvious attempts to sabotage the game :-Þ )

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Three takers and the correct answer! Jackie is awesome, besides the obvious. I was giving it one more day to ponder then missed voting. No idea what fipple is about but was going with H; sorry Fal.


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Well, in the dictionary in which I found the word the variant of tousle did not appear. It had a connection to the word
touzly - ruffled, shaggy
So I felt happy at letting tousle in...as for the almost duplicates, I felt them sufficiently different and received them so close together that I thought that I would let them stand.
I went with what I found in my dictionary and so find that the daffys and the actual meaning were non-overlapping and I stand by my decision.
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p.s. sorry for not reminding everyone about voting! What with feeling under the weather I plain forgot! woops! crazy Sorry Aramis!

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I see that I misinterpreted the results; i.e., neither E nor K got a vote (which is as expected, with both being marked variant of tousle). blush oops.
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also, the last remark under the roolz: scoring, such as it is with points not mattering, is virtually at the whim of the moderator/hogmaster® [see latest round, e.g.]. whinging to the hogmaster, while encouraged, has been shown to be completely ineffectual, has been ably demonstrated.

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I think you had an excellent word which encouraged
quite a variety of daffynitions. Great going, bex.
Hope you are feeling better.


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C toozle – to pull about, especially applied to any rough dalliance with a female [True definition – Joseph Wright’s English Dialect Dictionary 1898-1905] Jackie


CONGRATULATIONS, JACKIE.


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So I get no points for getting a right answer? Doesn't seem fair...

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Originally Posted By: twosleepy
So I get no points for getting a right answer? Doesn't seem fair...


that's correct. the idea is to *guess* the correct def'n, from those submitted; not to *submit* the a right answer.

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I cannot accept kudos for Hubby's definition; he, however, is highly pleased! And I thank you for not disqualifying a sub.

When I told him the real def., he said, "A toozle with a floozle". smile

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