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Old January 9th, 2019, 09:14 AM
Dave Cunningham
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Default [Dixonary] MIURUS results

The results:

1. excessive perspiration [Abell] NV (Madnick) (Shefler) (Mallach)
(Naylor) (Carson) 5!!
2. an excretory duct of the lacrimal gland [Mallach] 1 5 (Chowie)
(Shefler) (Hale) (Carson) 4
3. an involuntary spasm of the eyelid muscle [Naylor] 1 5 (Lodge)
(Hale) 2
4. a hexameter with a short penultimate syllable [Chambers] (Barrs)
(Widdis) D2
5. a fleshy lobe hanging below the chin of certain birds [Stevens] NV
(Mallach) (Naylor) 2
6. a small feline predator found principally in the rain forests of the
Amazon basin. [Bourne] NV (Chowie) (McGill) 2
7. a disease of the gall bladder characterized by thickened bile and
extreme jaundice [Shefler] 1 2 (Lodge) 1
8. an odiferous exudation from a tree which is perhaps the Borassus
flabelliformis, Lin. of Arabia Felix [Chowie] 2 6 (Widdis) (McGill) 2
9. a bale or package (of exotic products, e.g. almonds, medicinal bark,
cocoa) made up in an animal's hide [Lodge] 3 7 nil
10. [Paleo. Geol.] Fossil species which are smaller than their modern-day
descendants, e.g. eohippus was smaller than equus [Barrs] *4 13 2 + 0 = 2
11. [Zool.] one of the anterior wings of beetles, and of some other
insects, when thickened and used to protect the bird wings; an elytron
[Widdis] *4 8 2 + 0 = 2
12. a rare disease affecting 1 in 2 million people in which the body's
tendons and ligaments undergo a strange metamorphosis, especially a
transformation into bone [Madnick] 1 13 nil
13. a natural light display in the Earth's sky, very similar to Aurora
Borealis and Australis. Miurus falls mostly outside of the human visual
spectrum, and can only be seen on special camera arrays. [Hale] 2 3
(Madnick) (Barrs) 2 points

McGill 6 8 nil
Carson 1 2 nil
Making Tony Abell the next Dealer with 5 points! And Efrem the winnah with
4 points. I think this is as varied a set of defs as ever in this game.


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