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#181617 01/10/09 11:07 AM
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a) - n (Sc. dial.) A holiday marking the winter solstice.

b) a Dutch moat or canal

c) A curved Malaysian knife.

d) The small canoe-shaped seed of a Scandinavian shrub from which licorice-flavoured oil is pressed.

e) - more commonly called a "dreidl" or "svivon," the spinning top used during the holiday of Hanukkah/Chanukah; derives from the letters on the sides of the toy, nun, gimel, hay, and shin, which stand for "Nis Gadol Haya Sham" ("a great miracle happened there")

f) One of the Witch Queens of Angmar. The female counterparts of the Nazgul or Black Riders (see Lord of the Rings).

g) an alloy of nickel and silver principally used in gem settings

h) a person who is unable to comprehend any foreign language

i) - n (Midl. Eng. dial) the smallest and weakest bird in a brood of chickens

j) type of stitch used in Shetland needlework

k) - lacking roots

l) Distastefully bland

m) n. Medieval torture device.

n) Variant of Nazgūl, from the fictional language "Black Speech" created by author JRR Tolkien. Translated, it means "ring wraith", one of the nine dead kings bound to the evil Sauron through the use of one of the nine Rings of Power. Used generically to refer to any supremely evil being.

o) In music, nisgul is the point on a vibrating string where the wave divides itself into parts, producing harmonics.


Whether you entered a definition or not,take your pick. They are practically all valid to be the one. Good luck.





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Lotta good ones in there.

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I like G

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Okay, well I C. :0)

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At this time of year I gotta choose A, eh?

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The creative brilliance of people here never ceases to amaze me! shocked

Although I think it's probably g) or e), I just have to vote for D) because of its sheer creative audacity!

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Very difficult to choose. I'll guess k)

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I'll give E a spin!

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