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Old June 23rd, 2020, 10:10 AM
'Mike Shefler' via Dixonary
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Default [Dixonary] Round 3082 results

Ryan McGill's Yiddis porter was good enough to win the deal. Luckily for
Judy Madnick, she didn't guess the correct def.
The humorous def came from the English Dialect Dictionary (1898 edition).

1. [Origin obsc. Perhaps Eastern European] a layabout, a
good-for-nothing.

Submitter: Amallach Votes: 3 & 10 0 + 2 = 2
Voted for by: Madnick; Cunningham

2. a nosy neighbor.
Submitter: Abell Votes: 4 & 5 0 + 2 = 2
Voted for by: Emallach; Bourne

3. a circular volcanic landform resulting from explosive ash eruptions.
Submitter: Naylor Votes: 4 & 12 0 + 2 = 2
Voted for by: Amallach; Barrs

4. the act of turning your back on someone to give them privacy.
Submitter: Kornelis Votes: 6 & 9 0 + 3 = 3
Voted for by: Abell; Naylor; Barrs

5. a privy near the bow of the vessel.
Submitter: Widdis Votes: 7 & 9 0 + 1 = 1
Voted for by: Abell

6. a multi-nozzled fountain.
Submitter: Embler Votes: 8 & 15 0 + 1 = 1
Voted for by: Kornelis

7. a religious prophet [originally a spoonerism of 'speaker']
Submitter: Barrs Votes: 3 & 4 0 + 2 = 2
Voted for by: Widdis; Madnick

8. a structural, weight-bearing crossbar.
Submitter: Shepherdson Votes: 12 & 15 0 + 1 = 1
Voted for by: Embler

9. [Yiddish] also PISKER or PIZSKER; one hired or assigned to bear the
burdens of another; [colloq.] a baggage-handler or porter.

Submitter: Mcgill Votes: [9] & 15 0 + 6 = 6
Voted for by: Kornelis; Widdis; [Mcgill]; Lodge; Emallach; Carson;
Cunningham

10. a peach.
Submitter: Keating Votes: *11* & 12 2 + 2 = 4
Voted for by: Amallach; Lodge

11. of corn : thin, lean ; used humorously.
Submitter: Dictionary Vote: N/A D1
Voted for by: Keating

12. a pickled herring.
Submitter: Lodge Votes: 9 & 10 0 + 3 = 3
Voted for by: Naylor; Shepherdson; Keating

13. [n equestrian competition, a horse jump with two rails of the same
height.

Submitter: Emallach Votes: 2 & 9 0 + 0 = 0
Voted for by:

14. something admirable or first-rate.
Submitter: Carson Votes: 9 & 15 0 + 0 = 0
Voted for by:

15. one who is abrupt and curt in manner or speech.
Submitter: Madnick Votes: 1 & 7 0 + 5 = 5
Voted for by: Embler; Shepherdson; Mcgill; Carson; Bourne

16. fisherman [SAf, origin uncertain].
Submitter: Bourne Votes: 2 & 15 0 + 0 = 0
Voted for by:

No def: Cunningham Votes: 1 & 9 0 + 0 = 0


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