Word of the Day – Manfare

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Manfare (noun) (historic) (UK/Regional)


A certain quantity of fishing net.

Middle English (in an earlier sense). From man + fare.

Example sentences

“He had a good manfare of net with him!”

Word of the Day – Zeitgeber

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Zeitgaber (noun)


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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