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Old March 17th, 2017, 06:27 PM
Daniel Widdis
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Default [Dixonary] Round 2787: PUGNOZZLE results!

Efrem Mallach earns the next deal with 5 votes for his coarse cloth, while Tim Bourne can enjoy "real winner" status with four votes for his snub-nose teapot.

The OED added several new words between proter and purposive in September 2007, and pugnozzle was among them.¬* The first recorded use of the word was by Nobel laureate Samuel Beckett, who may have invented it himself.¬* Several other new p-words by Beckett were included in the addition. I won‚Äôt list them because I might use them in the future.

I nearly fooled all of you with the pug facial expression, but the unfoolable John Barrs was amused enough at the def, and thought that mixed with the relatively recent etymology of schnozzle, that it may be a 20th century author's invention.¬* So while the scoreboard shows a D1, I'll score myself a proud 'B0'.

1. the small metal cylinder that is fused to one end of the leadpipe of a french horn.¬* It connects the mouthpiece to the horn.

¬*¬*¬* Vote from:¬*¬*¬* Chapple

¬*¬*¬*¬*Submitted by: Hale, who scores natural 1.

2. 1. adj. having a squashed or flattened nose. 2. n. a person with such a nose.

¬*¬*¬* Vote from:¬*¬*¬* Naylor

¬*¬*¬*¬*Submitted by: Lodge, who scores natural 1.

3. of the upper lip and nostrils: to move up and down in the manner of a pug dog.

¬*¬*¬* Vote from:¬*¬*¬* Barrs

¬*¬*¬* Real definition from OED

4. much talk with little to say; redundancy; pleonasm.

¬*¬*¬* Vote from:¬*¬*¬* Hale

¬*¬*¬*¬*Submitted by: Madnick, who scores natural 1.

5. a jigsaw puzzle using a modern-art picture.

¬*¬*¬* No votes

¬*¬*¬*¬*Submitted by: Barrs, who scores 0 + 2, total 2.

6. a small handgun.

¬*¬*¬* Votes from:¬*¬* Madnick and Mallach

¬*¬*¬*¬*Submitted by: Stevens, who scores natural 2.

7. [Br. Sl.] an ugly or decrepit hat.

¬*¬*¬* Votes from:¬*¬* Abell, Madnick and Mallach

¬*¬*¬*¬*Submitted by: Shefler, who scores natural 3.

8. a restraint on free movement or expression.

¬*¬*¬* Votes from:¬*¬* Shefler and Stevens

¬*¬*¬*¬*Submitted by: Carson, who scores natural 2.

9. a coarse homespun cotton cloth from India (corruption of Hindi _pagnasul_).

¬*¬*¬* Votes from:¬*¬* Abell, Hale, Lodge, Naylor and Shefler

¬*¬*¬*¬*Submitted by: Mallach, who scores natural 5.

10. a snub nose; hence any pouring device whose spout is too short to be effective.

¬*¬*¬* Votes from:¬*¬* Barrs, Chapple, Lodge and Stevens

¬*¬*¬*¬*Submitted by: Bourne, who scores natural 4.

11. the mixture of resin and wax from which the second foundation of a bee's honeycomb is made.

¬*¬*¬* No votes

¬*¬*¬*¬*Submitted by: Naylor.

¬*¬*¬* Player¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬* Def Voted for Votes Guess DP Total

¬*¬*¬*¬*------¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬* --- --------- ----- ----- -- -----

¬*¬*¬*¬*Mallach¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬* 9¬*¬*¬*¬* 6 & 7¬*¬*¬*¬* 5¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬* 5

¬*¬*¬*¬*Bourne¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬* 10¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬* N/V¬*¬*¬*¬* 4¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬* 4

¬*¬*¬*¬*Shefler¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬* 7¬*¬*¬*¬* 8 & 9¬*¬*¬*¬* 3¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬* 3

¬*¬*¬*¬*Stevens¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬* 6¬*¬*¬* 8 & 10¬*¬*¬*¬* 2¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬* 2

¬*¬*¬*¬*Carson¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬* 8¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬* N/V¬*¬*¬*¬* 2¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬* 2

¬*¬*¬*¬*Barrs¬*¬* ¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*5¬* *3* & 10¬*¬*¬*¬* 0¬*¬*¬*¬* 2¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬* 2

¬*¬*¬*¬*Madnick¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬* 4¬*¬*¬*¬* 6 & 7¬*¬*¬*¬* 1¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬* 1

¬*¬*¬*¬*Hale¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬* 1¬*¬*¬*¬* 4 & 9¬*¬*¬*¬* 1¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬* 1

¬*¬*¬*¬*Lodge¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬* 2¬*¬*¬* 9 & 10¬*¬*¬*¬* 1¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬* 1

¬*¬*¬*¬*Abell¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬* 7 & 9¬*¬*¬*¬* 0¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬* ¬*¬*¬*¬*0

¬*¬*¬*¬*Chapple¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬* 1 & 10¬*¬*¬*¬* 0¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬* 0

¬*¬*¬*¬*Naylor¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬* 11¬*¬*¬*¬* 2 & 9¬*¬*¬*¬* 0¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬*¬* 0

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