Thursday, May 10, 2007

slampant "to give one the slampant, to play a trick on, to circumvent or hoodwink one [1500s-1600s] (Sir James Murray's New English Dictionary 1919"; "obscurity in the air, arising from smoke, fog, or dust; South and West England [800s-1800s] (James Halliwell's Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, 1855)

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