Word of the Day – Manfare

By January 10, 2018Word of the Day

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 – Risorial

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Risorial (adj) (rare)


Relating to laughter; used in laughing; = “risible”.

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John Ogilvie (1797–1867), lexicographer. From post-classical Latin risorius + -al.

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