Tag Archives: William Shakespeare

word of the day :: gad

gad [gad] -verb (used without object) 1. to move restlessly or aimlessly from one place to another: to gad about. -noun 2. the act of gadding. Origin 1425-75; late Middle English gadden, perhaps back formation from gadeling companion in arms, … Continue reading

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word of the day :: welkin

welkin [wel-kin] -noun Chiefly Literary the sky; the vault of heaven. Origin before 900; Middle English welken ( e ), Old English welcn, variant of wolcen cloud, sky; cognate with German Wolke cloud “When heaven doth weep, doth not the earth o’erflow? … Continue reading

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love yourself :: pamper

“Self-love, my liege, is not so vile a sin, as self-neglecting.” ~ William Shakespeare ~

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word of the day :: Cupid

Cupid [kyoo-pid] -noun 1. Also called Amor, the ancient Roman god of love and the son of either Mars or Mercury and Venus, identified by Eros and commonly represented as a winged, naked infant boy with a bow and arrows. … Continue reading

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word of the day :: fie

fie: [ fī] –interjection used to express disgust or disapproval. Origin: 14th Century; ME, fi from Anglo-French “Fie, fie, you counterfeit. You puppet, you!” :: William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream :: * Definition from http://www.dictionary.com

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