Word of the Day – Pernoctate

By February 11, 2018 Word of the Day

Pernoctate (verb)

per-nok-tait

Pass the night (somewhere).

Early 17th century: from Latin pernoctat- ‘spent the night’, from the verb pernoctare, from per- ‘through’ + nox, noct- ‘night’.

Example sentences

“She was the first ever woman member to pernoctate at the college.”

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