Oct 21 2012

Words of the Day: Apse & Donjon

Posted by Mathias

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Pronunciation: \ˈaps\
Function: noun
Etymology: Medieval Latin & Latin; Medieval Latin apsis, from Latin Date: 1822
1 : APSIS
2 : a projecting part of a building (as a church) that is usually semicircular in plan and vaulted
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Sep 07 2012

Word of the day – gault

Posted by Mathias

gault
Pronunciation: \ˈgȯlt\
Function: noun
Etymology: perhaps of Scandinavian origin; (more…)

Aug 02 2012

Suffuse – Today’s $10 Word

Posted by Mathias

Main Entry: suf·fuse
Pronunciation: \sə-ˈfyüz\
Function: transitive verb

: to spread over or through in the manner of fluid or light : flush, fill

http://i.word.com/idictionary/Suffused