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Words that appear misspelled
This week’s words
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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: 1. A row of raked hay laid to dry in the wind before being baled. 2. A row of leaves, dust, snow, or other material swept together.
verb tr.: To arrange in a windrow.
From wind + row, from Old English row + raew. Earliest documented use: 1523.
“If the crop was harvested, it should be placed in windrows up to 2.5m high and 6m wide.”
Pat Deavoll; Beet Success is All in the Preparation; Timaru Herald (New Zealand); Mar 28, 2015.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him. -Niccolo Machiavelli, political philosopher and author (3 May 1469-1527)
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