MEANING: verb tr.: To instruct in order to improve the mind or character.

ETYMOLOGY: Via French from Latin aedificare (to build), from aedis (building) + facere (make). Earliest documented use: 1340.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY: Red roses for young lovers. French beans for longstanding relationships. -Ruskin Bond, author (b. 19 May 1934)


FEDIFY - creeping Socialism

EDIFLY - a new New Jersey municipality, formed by the merging of Edison and Tenafly