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Johnb - co.uk
April 8th, 2016, 04:13 PM
Here are 16 varied definitions brought to you at great expense of wit
and wisdom by our esteemed panel of experts. Now your job is to decide
which is the definition that was submitted by a dictionary

Vote for TWO definitions, as a public forum or group message (in reply
to this one), before the deadline..

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vote.

*JohnnyB*

1. a sweet lime

2. a fortified wine of Portugal

3. a temple dedicated to all the gods

4. plasterwork in imitation of ornamental marble

5. a Portuguese stew which combines both fish and meat

6. [Span.] a small insect commonly found in bedding, a bed-bug

7. a fungus that attacks the long-needle pine, primarily in the
southeastern USA

8. [OE., fr. OF. moeble, mueble, movable, from L. mobilis.] Movables;
furniture. [Obs.]

9. the hereditary authority empowering the women of several
matrilineal tribes of south-central Africa

10. Sorghum as grown in southern Africa, esp. for making beer; also the
meal or porridge made from this

11. a large brown raised mole found on new-born babies, usually
disappearing in the first few months of life

12. any of several members of the _Polygonaceae_ or buckwheat family,
having leaves of similar odour and flavour to coriander

13. a red-headed green parrot, found mainly in Mexico, where it is
endangered, and in urban areas in the southwestern United States

14. chicken recipe in which chicken is first marinated in oil, vinegar,
capers, olives, prunes, and herbs, then baked with added brown sugar and
white wine

15. a genus of about 40 species of spiny shrubs and small trees in the
buckthorn family, Rhamnaceae, distributed in warm-temperate and
subtropical regions throughout the world

16. a family of flowering plants native to sub-tropical South America
but introduced as garden plants in the early twentieth century,
characterized by strong scent and yellow or orange flowers


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Judy Madnick
April 8th, 2016, 04:16 PM
So I don't forget to vote...

5. a Portuguese stew which combines both fish and meat
and
10. Sorghum as grown in southern Africa, esp. for making beer; also the meal or porridge made from this

Nobody...I mean Judy Madnick
Albany, NY

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France International/Mike Shefler
April 8th, 2016, 04:48 PM
I'll vote for 10 since yesterday was National Beer Day and 14 because it sounds yummy.



On 4/8/2016 5:13 PM, Johnb - co.uk wrote:


Here are 16 varied definitions brought to you at great expense of wit and wisdom by our esteemed panel of experts. Now your job is to decide which is the definition that was submitted by a dictionary

Vote for TWO definitions, as a public forum or group message (in reply to this one), before the deadline..

10:00 pm on Sunday, 10 Apr 2016 in the UK
5:00 pm on******* East Coast USA
2:00 pm on******* West Coast USA
6:30 am on 11 Apr in parts of Oz

New Players are welcome, even if you didn't submit a definition you may vote.

JohnnyB

*1. a sweet lime

*2. a fortified wine of Portugal

*3. a temple dedicated to all the gods

*4. plasterwork in imitation of ornamental marble

*5. a Portuguese stew which combines both fish and meat

*6. [Span.]** a small insect commonly found in bedding, a bed-bug

*7. a fungus that attacks the long-needle pine, primarily in the southeastern USA

*8. [OE., fr. OF. moeble, mueble, movable, from L. mobilis.] Movables; furniture. [Obs.]

*9. the hereditary authority empowering the women of several matrilineal tribes of south-central Africa

10. Sorghum as grown in southern Africa, esp. for making beer; also the meal or porridge made from this

11. a large brown raised mole found on new-born babies, usually disappearing in the first few months of life

12. any of several members of the _Polygonaceae_ or buckwheat family, having leaves of similar odour and flavour to coriander

13. a red-headed green parrot, found mainly in Mexico, where it is endangered, and in urban areas in the southwestern United States

14. chicken recipe in which chicken is first marinated in oil, vinegar, capers, olives, prunes, and herbs, then baked with added brown sugar and white wine

15. a genus of about 40 species of spiny shrubs and small trees in the buckthorn family, Rhamnaceae, distributed in warm-temperate and subtropical regions throughout the world

16. a family of flowering plants native to sub-tropical South America but introduced as garden plants in the early twentieth century, characterized by strong scent and yellow or orange flowers


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Jim Hart
April 8th, 2016, 04:57 PM
I'll go botanical with 10 and 12 (and the silver etymology star to 8)

Jim

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Dave Cunningham
April 8th, 2016, 05:47 PM
12 and 15 for the flowery language

Dave


On Friday, April 8, 2016 at 5:13:29 PM UTC-4, jo... (AT) john-barrs (DOT) co.uk wrote:

> Here are 16 varied definitions brought to you at great expense of wit and
> wisdom by our esteemed panel of experts. Now your job is to decide which is
> the definition that was submitted by a dictionary
>
> Vote for TWO definitions, as a public forum or group message (in reply to
> this one), before the deadline..
>
> 10:00 pm on Sunday, 10 Apr 2016 in the UK
> 5:00 pm on East Coast USA
> 2:00 pm on West Coast USA
> 6:30 am on 11 Apr in parts of Oz
>
> New Players are welcome, even if you didn't submit a definition you may
> vote.
>
> *JohnnyB*
>
> 1. a sweet lime
>
> 2. a fortified wine of Portugal
>
> 3. a temple dedicated to all the gods
>
> 4. plasterwork in imitation of ornamental marble
>
> 5. a Portuguese stew which combines both fish and meat
>
> 6. [Span.] a small insect commonly found in bedding, a bed-bug
>
> 7. a fungus that attacks the long-needle pine, primarily in the
> southeastern USA
>
> 8. [OE., fr. OF. moeble, mueble, movable, from L. mobilis.] Movables;
> furniture. [Obs.]
>
> 9. the hereditary authority empowering the women of several matrilineal
> tribes of south-central Africa
>
> 10. Sorghum as grown in southern Africa, esp. for making beer; also the
> meal or porridge made from this
>
> 11. a large brown raised mole found on new-born babies, usually
> disappearing in the first few months of life
>
> 12. any of several members of the _Polygonaceae_ or buckwheat family,
> having leaves of similar odour and flavour to coriander
>
> 13. a red-headed green parrot, found mainly in Mexico, where it is
> endangered, and in urban areas in the southwestern United States
>
> 14. chicken recipe in which chicken is first marinated in oil, vinegar,
> capers, olives, prunes, and herbs, then baked with added brown sugar and
> white wine
>
> 15. a genus of about 40 species of spiny shrubs and small trees in the
> buckthorn family, Rhamnaceae, distributed in warm-temperate and subtropical
> regions throughout the world
>
> 16. a family of flowering plants native to sub-tropical South America but
> introduced as garden plants in the early twentieth century, characterized
> by strong scent and yellow or orange flowers
>
>
>

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Daniel Widdis
April 8th, 2016, 06:22 PM
Wine and beer, please.

2 and 10.

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—Keith Hale—
April 8th, 2016, 06:33 PM
2 & 11 seem to deserve a good home, i'll take them.
-Keith-

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Tim Lodge
April 9th, 2016, 05:08 AM
The temple and the sorghum, 3 and 10, please:

3. a temple dedicated to all the gods

10. Sorghum as grown in southern Africa, esp. for making beer; also the
meal or porridge made from this

-- Tim L

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Steve Graham
April 9th, 2016, 09:54 AM
I'll take 2 and 5 please





Steve Graham

"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."

Ralph Waldo Emerson

2. a fortified wine of Portugal

5. a Portuguese stew which combines both fish and meat




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endash@verizon.net
April 9th, 2016, 10:57 AM
I'll roll the dice for numbers 7 and 11.         -- Dick Weltz
 




 



 





On 04/08/16, Johnb - co.uk<johnb (AT) john-barrs (DOT) co.uk> wrote:

 



Here are 16 varied definitions brought to you at great expense of wit and wisdom by our esteemed panel of experts. Now your job is to decide which is the definition that was submitted by a dictionary

Vote for TWO definitions, as a public forum or group message (in reply to this one), before the deadline..

10:00 pm on Sunday, 10 Apr 2016 in the UK
5:00 pm on        East Coast USA
2:00 pm on        West Coast USA
6:30 am on 11 Apr in parts of Oz

New Players are welcome, even if you didn't submit a definition you may vote.

JohnnyB

 1. a sweet lime

 2. a fortified wine of Portugal

 3. a temple dedicated to all the gods

 4. plasterwork in imitation of ornamental marble

 5. a Portuguese stew which combines both fish and meat

 6. [Span.]   a small insect commonly found in bedding, a bed-bug

 7. a fungus that attacks the long-needle pine, primarily in the southeastern USA

 8. [OE., fr. OF. moeble, mueble, movable, from L. mobilis.] Movables; furniture. [Obs.]

 9. the hereditary authority empowering the women of several matrilineal tribes of south-central Africa

10. Sorghum as grown in southern Africa, esp. for making beer; also the meal or porridge made from this

11. a large brown raised mole found on new-born babies, usually disappearing in the first few months of life

12. any of several members of the _Polygonaceae_ or buckwheat family, having leaves of similar odour and flavour to coriander

13. a red-headed green parrot, found mainly in Mexico, where it is endangered, and in urban areas in the southwestern United States

14. chicken recipe in which chicken is first marinated in oil, vinegar, capers, olives, prunes, and herbs, then baked with added brown sugar and white wine

15. a genus of about 40 species of spiny shrubs and small trees in the buckthorn family, Rhamnaceae, distributed in warm-temperate and subtropical regions throughout the world

16. a family of flowering plants native to sub-tropical South America but introduced as garden plants in the early twentieth century, characterized by strong scent and yellow or orange flowers






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Guerri Stevens
April 9th, 2016, 12:55 PM
I vote for 2 and 7.

Guerri

On 4/8/2016 5:13 PM, Johnb - co.uk wrote:
>
> 2. a fortified wine of Portugal
>
>
> 7. a fungus that attacks the long-needle pine, primarily in the
> southeastern USA

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Tim B
April 9th, 2016, 01:19 PM
4 and 13, please.

Best wishes,
Tim Bourne.

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Shani Naylor
April 9th, 2016, 03:24 PM
I'll try 2 & 11.

On Sat, Apr 9, 2016 at 9:13 AM, Johnb - co.uk <johnb (AT) john-barrs (DOT) co.uk>
wrote:

> Here are 16 varied definitions brought to you at great expense of wit and
> wisdom by our esteemed panel of experts. Now your job is to decide which is
> the definition that was submitted by a dictionary
>
> Vote for TWO definitions, as a public forum or group message (in reply to
> this one), before the deadline..
>
> 10:00 pm on Sunday, 10 Apr 2016 in the UK
> 5:00 pm on East Coast USA
> 2:00 pm on West Coast USA
> 6:30 am on 11 Apr in parts of Oz
>
> New Players are welcome, even if you didn't submit a definition you may
> vote.
>
> *JohnnyB*
>
> 1. a sweet lime
>
> 2. a fortified wine of Portugal
>
> 3. a temple dedicated to all the gods
>
> 4. plasterwork in imitation of ornamental marble
>
> 5. a Portuguese stew which combines both fish and meat
>
> 6. [Span.] a small insect commonly found in bedding, a bed-bug
>
> 7. a fungus that attacks the long-needle pine, primarily in the
> southeastern USA
>
> 8. [OE., fr. OF. moeble, mueble, movable, from L. mobilis.] Movables;
> furniture. [Obs.]
>
> 9. the hereditary authority empowering the women of several matrilineal
> tribes of south-central Africa
>
> 10. Sorghum as grown in southern Africa, esp. for making beer; also the
> meal or porridge made from this
>
> 11. a large brown raised mole found on new-born babies, usually
> disappearing in the first few months of life
>
> 12. any of several members of the _Polygonaceae_ or buckwheat family,
> having leaves of similar odour and flavour to coriander
>
> 13. a red-headed green parrot, found mainly in Mexico, where it is
> endangered, and in urban areas in the southwestern United States
>
> 14. chicken recipe in which chicken is first marinated in oil, vinegar,
> capers, olives, prunes, and herbs, then baked with added brown sugar and
> white wine
>
> 15. a genus of about 40 species of spiny shrubs and small trees in the
> buckthorn family, Rhamnaceae, distributed in warm-temperate and subtropical
> regions throughout the world
>
> 16. a family of flowering plants native to sub-tropical South America but
> introduced as garden plants in the early twentieth century, characterized
> by strong scent and yellow or orange flowers
>
>
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Dodi Schultz
April 9th, 2016, 04:35 PM
How about:
> 1. a sweet lime
and
> 10. Sorghum as grown in southern Africa, esp. for making beer; also the
> meal or porridge made from this

—Dodi

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Tony Abell
April 9th, 2016, 06:28 PM
I'm going for 2 and 12:

> *2. a fortified wine of Portugal

> 12. any of several members of the _Polygonaceae_ or buckwheat family,
> having leaves of similar odour and flavour to coriander

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Efrem Mallach
April 10th, 2016, 09:22 AM
I’ll try two of the plants: 12 and 16.

Efrem

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> On Apr 8, 2016, at 5:13 PM, Johnb - co.uk <johnb (AT) john-barrs (DOT) co.uk> wrote:
>
> Here are 16 varied definitions brought to you at great expense of wit and wisdom by our esteemed panel of experts. Now your job is to decide which is the definition that was submitted by a dictionary
>
> Vote for TWO definitions, as a public forum or group message (in reply to this one), before the deadline..
>
> 10:00 pm on Sunday, 10 Apr 2016 in the UK
> 5:00 pm on East Coast USA
> 2:00 pm on West Coast USA
> 6:30 am on 11 Apr in parts of Oz
>
> New Players are welcome, even if you didn't submit a definition you may vote.
>
> JohnnyB
>
>
> 12. any of several members of the _Polygonaceae_ or buckwheat family, having leaves of similar odour and flavour to coriander
>
>
> 16. a family of flowering plants native to sub-tropical South America but introduced as garden plants in the early twentieth century, characterized by strong scent and yellow or orange flowers

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