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Old October 19th, 2021, 04:01 PM
Paul Keating
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Default [Dixonary] Round 3204: FARL [Call for votes]


The extra time yielded a few more definitions: you now have a baker’s
dozen farls to choose from. Editing on my part has been no more than
regularization of initial capitals and final points, so if there is any
remaining error, it is entirely the definer’s fault.

Please vote for two, in reply to this message, by the deadline, which is
Thursday 21 October 21h00 CEST
<https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?msg=Dixonary%20deadline+for+FARL+vo tes+in+round+3204&iso=20211021T21&p1=328>,
or 47 hours from time of posting. Having extended the submission phase
to 3 days, I will happily close the voting phase as soon as all of the
expected votes are in. In the interests of brisk progress and a snappy
game, please vote early, vote twice, and maybe we can be done before that.

 1. A hexagonal paving tile or stone.

 2. A tangle, said of hair; a rat’s nest.

 3. A medieval Scandinavian chieftain or nobleman.

 4. A sensory organ that guides food into the mouth of an insect.

 5. The senior earl in in a country who represents the king if he is abroad.

 6. The outermost of three layers of cereal bran left over after
processing of Nigerian fermented grain, used for animal feed.

 7. Scottish.Originally, the fourth part of a thin cake made either of
flour or oatmeal; now applied to a cake of similar kind and size,
whether quadrant-shaped or not [contraction for fardel, representing Old
English fēorða dǣl‘fourth part’].

 8. In medieval times, a tenant farmer with specific rights; a medieval
lord could not evict a farl nor hire labour to replace him without legal

 9. A musical stringed instrument, similar in form to a guitar. It is
now obsolete.

10. The first distillation of a fermented mash in the making of whiskey.

11. High protein grain often used in Caribbean cuisine.

12. To store rope in coils, tied about the middle.

13. To turn on the spot; to spin round.

Paul Keating
Soustons, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France

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