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#204521 - 02/06/12 05:50 PM waught defined, at long last  
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Definitions for ‘waught’, choose one:

a) (obs. spelling) v.t., to carry along by a gentle current; waft

b) a fallacious statement leaked to discredit a political rival

c) OE: nothing; nil

d) adj., intricately entwined

e) something that you are obliged to do; an inescapable duty

f) a copious draft

g) tasteless, insipid; unpleasant to the smell or taste

h) an official charged with the surveillance of the population growth of free range Scottish Highland hogs

i) Scot: the wail of a Banshee

j) interj., an expression of surprise or disgust


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#204522 - 02/06/12 06:45 PM Re: waught defined, at long last [Re: hogmaster]  
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Hmmmm....they are delicious!

#204526 - 02/07/12 03:38 AM Re: waught defined, at long last [Re: hogmaster]  
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I like g, it's prolly j, but I'm voting for i 'cause it makes me think of Branshea.

#204529 - 02/07/12 09:23 AM Re: waught defined, at long last [Re: Jackie]  
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Pleasant association Jackie grin, thanks, all I can say is Ah....!

#204534 - 02/07/12 04:05 PM Re: waught defined, at long last [Re: BranShea]  
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They're all believable, more or less. I especially like e) and wish it were b), but my vote goes for
A


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#204540 - 02/07/12 09:51 PM Re: waught defined, at long last [Re: Rhubarb Commando]  
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Im liking the look of B

#204541 - 02/08/12 01:22 AM Re: waught defined, at long last [Re: olly]  
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I'm gonna take G

#204559 - 02/09/12 11:01 AM Re: waught defined, at long last [Re: hogmaster]  
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I like them all...fantastic.

#204570 - 02/10/12 02:59 AM Re: waught defined, at long last [Re: Candy]  
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Originally Posted By: Candy
I like them all...fantastic.


that's swell, but you should 'choose one'; and then with so few players this time, all we need is a vote from Faldage to close this baby out!


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#204571 - 02/10/12 03:03 AM Re: waught defined, at long last [Re: Jackie]  
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Originally Posted By: Jackie
I like g, it's prolly j, but I'm voting for i 'cause it makes me think of Branshea.


I really like the banshee/Branshea connection too! wink

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