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Old February 11th, 2018, 11:51 AM
Tim Lodge
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Default [Dixonary] Round 2871 DROGULUS Defs - Vote Now!

Here we have 12 defs of the word DROGULUS, only one of which came from my
dictionary, while the others are the product of your brilliant
imaginations. Please vote for your two favourites by public reply to this
message, before the deadline of:

10:00 UTC/GMT on Tuesday 13th February
11:00 CET
5:00 AM EST
2:00 AM PST
21:00 AEDT in Melbourne
23:00 NZDT in New Zealand

New players are welcome to join at any stage of the game - just don't look
up the meaning of the word until after you've voted.

-- Tim L

*** DROGULUS ***

1. a poison pill.







2. a small, solidified fragment of lava.





3. [Rare] a monocle with an adjustable focus.




4. [ch. UK] a single trochee used as an interjection.




5. impure metal; intermediate product in ore smelting.



6. permission to be exempt from some legal requirement.



7. an entity whose presence is unverifiable, because it has no physical
effects.

8. an iron block used on railways to support the rails and secure them to
the sleepers.
9. a measure of drought, taking into account not just quantity of rain
but also its intensity.
10. [Botany] the annual shedding of twigs or branches instead of leaves,
as in certain cypresses.
11. a person who distracts another's concentration by constant irrelevant
talk [see also "logorrhœa"]
12. an extra, usually non-functional and often smaller and/or imperfectly
formed, copy of a bodily organ.

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