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Old July 15th, 2019, 04:16 AM
Hugo Kornelis
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Default Re: [Dixonary] Round 2998 KILDERKIN voting time

Hi all!

For my votes, I will go with one family-related definition, and one
non-family definition.

#2 (the ceramic bowl) and #5 (the fake family)

Cheers,
Hugo

Op 15-7-2019 om 03:29 schreef 'Efrem G Mallach' via Dixonary:
> Folks,
>
> Eleven definitions of *KILDERKIN*¬* follow. Ten are from an expert
> panel that devoted substantial effort to coming up with them. The
> eleventh is correct. They have been edited (very slightly) for format
> consistency and are in ascending order of character count, which might
> not correspond to visual length in your email display font.
>
> Please vote for two that you like for any reason (such as thinking
> they might be correct) by public Reply All to this message before the
> deadline that follows the list. If you realize now that you know what
> KILDERKIN means, please tell me by private email to emallach <at>
> verizon <dot> net.
>
> 1. a fragment; a¬*trivial amount.
>
> 2. a flat-bottomed, usually ceramic,¬*bowl.
>
> 3. a clay baking vessel for cooking¬*roasts, stews, etc.
>
> 4. a corner adobe fireplace found in many¬*western U.S. homes.
>
> 5. someone who is considered family¬*though not actually related.
>
> 6. a unit of liquid measure that is equal¬*to 0.9 US pint (0.43 liter).
>
> 7. a small four-wheeled carriage for¬*children, drawn by a single horse.
>
> 8. a measure of volume equal to 18¬*gallons; a wine or beer cask
> holding about that amount.
>
> 9. a dam constructed of concrete and/or¬*masonry on the outside but
> having a hollow interior filled with unshaped or¬*uncoursed stones or
> rubble.
>
> 10. adults living in with older family¬*members (usually parents) in a
> largely separate and independent part of the¬*home, e.g. an attic or a
> cellar.
>
> 11. [Legal] a male cousin-german, a true¬*first cousin‚ÄĒthe son of one's
> uncle or aunt; the female equivalent,¬*'dotherkin' is very rare and not
> evidenced since AD1353.
>
> The deadline for votes is 47+ hours from now: Tuesday, July 16, at 9
> pm US EDT. According to timeanddate.com
> <http://timeanddate.com/>,¬*that is:
>
>
> and other times in other places. Please check any time conversion that
> applies to you. That site is good, but nobody's perfect.
>
> New players are welcome to vote. Submitting a definition is not a
> requirement for voting; the only requirement is that you not know what
> this word means.¬*Full rules at
> http://www.dixonary.net/game-rules-and-advice/rules¬*.
>
> Vote on!
>
> Efrem
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