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Judy Madnick September 6th, 2021 07:07 AM

RE: [Dixonary] Round 3193 Defs - Vote Now!
 
a:link {color: #0000FF;} a:visited {color: #800080;} body { font-size: 12pt; font-family: Verdana; color: #000000; background-color: FFFFFF; margin-left: 10px; } They say to go with your first impression, but I've changed my mind....and will probably be sorry. LOL!

 



3.  small pocket hidden in the hem of ladies’ riding jackets.

10.  a plastic imitation porcelain used for tableware, manufactured in the UK and popular during the years following World War II.


Judy Madnick



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Shani Naylor September 7th, 2021 03:34 AM

Re: [Dixonary] Round 3193 Defs - Vote Now!
 
I'll try 9 & 11

9. a detachable pleated collar in linen and/or lace starched into shape
and sometimes supported underneath.

11. a small triangular board supported by two casters and a vertical
pencil that, when lightly touched by the fingertips, is said to spell out
subconscious or supernatural messages.

On Mon, Sep 6, 2021 at 10:18 PM Tim Lodge <dix (AT) timlodge (DOT) co.uk> wrote:

> I gather it's a holiday weekend in the USA, which may explain why we have
> a rather disappointing 11 defs of the word SELLETTE, only one of which
> comes from my dictionary. Please vote for your two favourites by public
> reply to this message before the deadline, which is:
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> New players are welcome - just don't look up the word until after you've
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> *** SELLETTE ***
>
> 1. a salt grinder for use at table.
> 2. plate armor for a horse's flank.
> 3. small pocket hidden in the hem of ladies’ riding jackets.
> 4. the stool upon which a prisoner in France sits during his examination.
> 5. a small box with individual compartments for storing herbs and spices.
> 6. a set of artificial lakes created for making salt by evaporating
> sea-water.
> 7. either of a pair of large protective boots or gaiters fixed to a
> saddle instead of stirrups.
> 8. a soft cushion, esp. one circular in shape and not, like a pillow, of
> bag form, or thin at the edges.
> 9. a detachable pleated collar in linen and/or lace starched into shape
> and sometimes supported underneath.
> 10. a plastic imitation porcelain used for tableware, manufactured in the
> UK and popular during the years following World War II.
> 11. a small triangular board supported by two casters and a vertical
> pencil that, when lightly touched by the fingertips, is said to spell out
> subconscious or supernatural messages.
>
>
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