Word of the Day – Fuddle

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Fuddle (verb)

fud-l

Confuse or stupefy (someone), especially with alcohol.

(archaic) Go on a drinking bout.

Late 16th century (in the sense ‘go on a drinking bout’): of unknown origin.

Example sentences

“You have no chance of any sense, he’s let the drink fuddle him.”

Word of the Day – Zeitgeber

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Zeitgaber (noun)

zait-gay-ber

A rhythmically occurring natural phenomenon which acts as a cue in the regulation of the body’s circadian rhythms.

1950s: from German Zeitgeber, from Zeit ‘time’ + Geber ‘giver’.

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