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Old July 13th, 2021, 05:38 AM
Shani Naylor
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Default [Dixonary] Round 3181 results

Johnny B is our runaway winner, with 10 unnatural points for the his & hers
sofa. Trailing way behind, with 4 points, the real winner was Paul K. I
scored a D7, which was probably fairly predictable in the circumstances.

Take it away Johnny!



1. A con-man.
Debbie E, who voted 3 & 11. Score: 0

No votes.

2. A confessor [Ital.]
Paul K, who voted *10 & 11. Score: 4

Votes from Tim L & Nancy S.

3. A chest of drawers.
Tony A, who didn’t vote. Score: 2.

Votes from Debbie E & Efrem M.

4. One who confesses; a penitent.
Nancy S, who voted 2 & 11. Score: 1.

Vote from Alan M.

5. A third-party guarantor in a banking transaction.
Tim L, who voted 2 & *10. Score: 3

Vote from Alan M.

6. [Fr.] A person who writes letters for people who are illiterate.
Mike S, who voted *10 & 11. Score: 3

Vote from Efrem M.

7. A knight who has sworn an oath to be faithful to his brothers in a
chivalric order.
Efrem M, who voted 3 & 6. Score: 0

No votes.

8. A person with superior, usually specialized knowledge or highly
refined taste; a connoisseur.
Judy M, who voted *10 & 11. Score: 2

No votes.

9. A watchword used by the Spanish Inquisition; believed to be a
short version of Confidente in Deum (Mediaeval Latin), trusting in God.
Alan M, who voted 4 & 5. Score: 1

Vote from Deb F.

10. A sofa or settee, especially of the 18th century, having a triangular
seat at each end divided from the greater part of the seat by an armrest.
OED D7

Votes from Mike S, Dan W, Dave C, Judy M, Paul K, Johnny B & Tim L.

11. [Obs.] A sofa where the seating is 's'-shaped so that a lady and a
gentleman can sit one on each side and talk to each other with an arm
between them.
Johnny B, who voted *10 & 11. Score: 10

Votes from Mike S, Dan W, Deb F, Debbie E, Dave C, Nancy S, Judy M & Paul K..

12. (Computers) A set of symbols used to represent blocks of binary data,
in which the original block of data is represented by a larger block of
data which includes additional bits arranged in such a way that the
original data may be read even if one or more of the bits of the encoded
data is changed, as in a noisy communication channel. Various codes are
available which can correct different numbers or patterns of errors in the
transmitted data.
Dan W, who voted *10 & 11. Score: 2

No votes.

No def:

Deb F, who voted 9 & 11. Score: 0

Dave C, who voted *10 & 11. Score: 2

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