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Old October 28th, 2019, 08:19 PM
Stephen Dixon
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Default [Dixonary] Round 3023 - Adelatser *** The Results ***

This was so much fun watching a bunch of clever definitions roll in and
then seeing the votes go all over the place. At first, I thought Mike
Shefler, with his mounted spearmen (#8), was going to run away with it
but, then others started to catch up.

Our next Dealer is Judy Madnick with a Natural 4. The two Tims (Bourne and
lodge) hit the sweet spot with threes.

Thanks for having me back, folks. I will try to stay in it with more
consistency.

1. an embossed official seal affixed to documents issued by a
government body, proving their authenticity.

[Submitted by: Nancy Shepherdson] Voted for by: Madnick, Mallach 0+2
Total Score: 2



2. one who entertains foolish speculations. [Submitted by: Efrem
Mallach] Voted for by: Naylor,

Shepherdson 0+2 Total Score 2



3. a neutron star; sometimes also used for a black-hole [Gk, *adelos* =
unseen + *aster* = star]



[Submitted by: John Barrs] Voted for by: Cunningham, Widdis DQ+2 Total
Score: 2



4. the principal magistrate, comparable to a mayor, of
a city or town in the Netherlands, Flanders, Austria, or Germany.

[Submitted by: Judy Madnick] Voted for by: Shefler, Cunningham, Abell,
Mallach 0+4 Total Score: 4



5. a small wheel, made of leather, with rounded edges, used in
polishing spoons, etc.

[Submitted by: Daniel Widdis] Voted for by: Lodge 0+1 Total Score: 1



6. a kind of pottage, of which a mess was offered to the Kings of
England on their coronation-day, by the lord of the manor of Addington in
Surrey, being the ‘service’ by which that manor was held.

[Submitted by: Shani Naylor] Voted for by: Widdis 0+1 Total Score:1



7. an ornamental houseplant having mostly roundish leaves with
dominant white veins; provisional name for a plant whose flowers are
unknown. [Real Definition] D1 Voted for by Tim Bourne



8. a mounted spearman in the Persian army; a formation of such
spearmen. [Submitted by: Mike Shefler]

Voted for by: Bourne, Embler, Lodge 0+3



9. a medicinal poultice made of flowers and herbs. [Submitted by:
Debbie Embler]

Voted for by: Shepherdson 0+1 Total Score: 1



10. a hybrid flower patented by Luther Burbank in 1912. [Submitted by:
Dave Cunningham]

Voted for by: McGill 0+1 Total score:1



11. a form of flexible last for boot-making. [Submitted by: Tim Bourne]

Voted for by: McGill 2+1 Total Score: 3



12. a patented device to assist with the donning of a corset. [Submitted
by: Tim Lodge]

Voted for by: Shefler, Embler, Naylor 0+3



13. a clerical figure who anoints royalty with divine blessing.
[Submitted by: Ryan McGill]

Voted for by: Madnick, Abell 0+2
Voting but not submitting: Tony Abell 0+0

Over to you, Judy Madnick.

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Stephen Dixon
email: stevedixon46 (AT) gmail (DOT) com

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everything.

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