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Old September 29th, 2017, 04:37 PM
Shani Naylor
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Default [Dixonary] Round 2838: MOUNTWEAZEL voting time!

We now have a respectable 13 definitions for our word MOUNTWEAZEL,
including one from a dictionary. Please vote for two of them by the
deadline, which is 36 hours from now (I'll post the actual times later...
I'm in a hurry to get out of the house).

Happy voting!

1. The lowest of the volcanoes of Auckland, New Zealand, named for a
Maori chief who signed the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840.

2. A high plateau ground living parrot.

3. A specialized tool formerly used in engine tune ups.

4. The demonym for residents of the region surrounding Mount
Wellington, Tasmania.

5. A woman’s garment covering the neck and shoulders, worn esp.
during the 16th Century.

6. Any invented word or name inserted in a reference work by a
publisher for the purpose of detecting plagiarism.

7. Plants that are engaged in nutritive and growth processes rather
than reproductive processes.

8. A kind of low-profile hook for hanging picture frames, etc.

9. Deposit of decayed woody material under a marsh.

10. An alpine flower _*Leucogenes grandiceps*_ similar in
characteristics to edelweiss, found mainly in Southern New Zealand.

11. A genus of spiny shrubs in the buckthorn family.

12. An ancient, specialized knot used to secure a door.

13. A migratory Eurasian songbird (_Turdus torquatus_) the male of which
is black with a white crescent across the breast.

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