Word of the Day – Chiliad

By March 15, 2017Word of the Day

Chiliad (noun) (rare)

kil-ee-ad

A thousand things, or one thousand years.

From the Greek khilioi ‘thousand’.

Example sentences

“In school we learned to count by the chiliads.”

“He said he’d wait an entire chiliad to see it happen again.”

Word of the Day – Itinerant

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Itinerant (adj) (noun)

it-in-er-unt

Travelling from place to place. / A person who travels from place to place.

Late 16th century (used to describe a judge travelling on a circuit): from late Latin itinerant- ‘travelling’, from the verb itinerari, from Latin iter, itiner- ‘journey, road’.

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