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Old February 2nd, 2018, 01:06 PM
Christopher Carson
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Default [Dixonary] Round 2868: chape - Final Posting

The winner of round 2868 is John Barrs, whose definition "1. A cap; 2. to
cap." received 4 votes, plus 2 points for guessing the correct def.

There were 2 players in coveted second place with 4 points each: Keith
Hale and Nancy Shepherdson.

The true definition was 10: "A metal tip or mounting on a scabbard or
sheath." (AHD 5), which 5 perceptive players guessed.

1. Token of defiance or challenge; thing deposited as
pledge of performance. Votes from: Bourne and Hale
Submitted by: jmadnick, who scores natural 2.
2. A protective girdle worn by knights in armor. Votes from:
Mallach and ryanmmcgill
Submitted by: Shepherdson, who scores 2 + 2, total 4.
3. A rock fragment foreign to the igneous rock in which it
is embedded. Votes from: Hale, jmadnick and johnb
Submitted by: Guerri, who scores natural 3.
4. (Arch.) A horizontal ledge on the face of a wall,
formed by a diminution of its thickness, or by the
weathering of the upper surface of a part built out from it. No
votes
Submitted by: Widdis.
5. To shirk duty or evade responsibilities. Vote from: Bourne
Submitted by: Naylor, who scores natural 1.
6. A herbal infusion of the _Chupasangre_ plant of the
Andes, used to detoxify the kidneys. Vote from: ryanmmcgill
Submitted by: Lodge, who scores natural 1.
7. Something that causes irritation. Vote from: Abell
Submitted by: ryanmmcgill, who scores natural 1.
8. A lamentation for the dead, a dirge. No votes
Submitted by: Mallach, who scores 0 + 2, total 2.
9. A loading pocket off the side of a mine shaft where
materials are stored prior to transfer to the lift. Vote from:
Guerri
Submitted by: Shefler, who scores 1 + 2, total 3.
10. A metal tip or mounting on a scabbard or sheath. Votes from:
Abell, johnb, Mallach, Shefler and
Shepherdson Real definition from AHD 5
11. 1. A cap; 2. to cap. Votes from: Lodge, Naylor, Shefler and
Widdis
Submitted by: johnb, who scores 4 + 2, total 6.
12. To separate different sizes of rock and gravel. [Rare]
A quantity of rocks so sorted. Votes from: Cunningham, jmadnick,
Naylor and Widdis
Submitted by: Hale, who scores natural 4.
13. _Spec._ A dunce-cap. Vote from: Lodge
Submitted by: Cunningham, who scores natural 1.
14. (Also half chap or chapette) A popular style of
equestrian gaiter that extends from the ankle to just below
the knee. Votes from: Cunningham, Guerri and Shepherdson
Submitted by: Bourne, who scores natural 3.

Player Def Voted for Votes Guess DP Total
------ --- --------- ----- ----- -- -----
johnb 11 3 & *10* 4 2 6
Hale 12 1 & 3 4 4
Shepherdson 2 *10* & 14 2 2 4
Guerri 3 9 & 14 3 3
Bourne 14 1 & 5 3 3
Shefler 9 *10* & 11 1 2 3
jmadnick 1 3 & 12 2 2
Mallach 8 2 & *10* 0 2 2
Abell 7 & *10* 0 2 2
ryanmmcgill 7 2 & 6 1 1
Cunningham 13 12 & 14 1 1
Lodge 6 11 & 13 1 1
Naylor 5 11 & 12 1 1
Widdis 4 11 & 12 0 0

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