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Efrem Mallach July 17th, 2022 09:00 AM

[Dixonary] Time to vote for what BAFT means!
 
Fellow addicts,

Following are ten definitions of BAFT. Please vote for two that you like for any reason, such as (but not necessarily) thinking they might be correct, by public reply to this message:

1. An absurdity.

2. A genomic clone.

3. To plant firmly; establish.

4. [Scot.] disoriented; dizzy.

5. A coarse cotton based fabric.

6. The shaft or handle of a scythe.

7. 1. The stern of a ship. 2. The tail of an airplane.

8. The upright or moving arm of the Kittredge knitting machine.

9. [Med.] orig. a sickle, from the Latin; currently a curved scalpel.

10. A form of paper currency used by British forces occupying Germany after the Second World War (British Armed Forces Token) and discontinued in favor of the Deutsche Mark in 1959.

The deadline for voting is 48 hours from now: 9 am Tuesday in the eastern U.S., and:



Vote on!

Efrem

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'France International/Mike Shefler' via Dixonary July 17th, 2022 09:09 AM

Re: [Dixonary] Time to vote for what BAFT means!
 
I'll go with 3 and 5.

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Berger, Deborah July 17th, 2022 10:53 AM

Re: [Dixonary] Time to vote for what BAFT means!
 
6 and 7 please.


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Fellow addicts,

Following are ten definitions of BAFT. Please vote for two that you like for any reason, such as (but not necessarily) thinking they might be correct, by public reply to this message:

1. An absurdity.

2. A genomic clone.

3. To plant firmly; establish.

4. [Scot.] disoriented; dizzy.

5. A coarse cotton based fabric.

6. The shaft or handle of a scythe.

7. 1. The stern of a ship. 2. The tail of an airplane.

8. The upright or moving arm of the Kittredge knitting machine.

9. [Med.] orig. a sickle, from the Latin; currently a curved scalpel.

10. A form of paper currency used by British forces occupying Germany after the Second World War (British Armed Forces Token) and discontinued in favor of the Deutsche Mark in 1959.

The deadline for voting is 48 hours from now: 9 am Tuesday in the eastern U..S., and:

[cid:918D9C2E-7645-408B-944D-D44E8844A0C1]

Vote on!

Efrem

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John Barrs July 17th, 2022 11:37 AM

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Interesting set --- I'll go for #7 and #10 please

*JohnnyB*

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Daniel B Widdis July 17th, 2022 01:17 PM

Re: [Dixonary] Time to vote for what BAFT means!
 
5 and 8 by process of elimination.

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> On Jul 17, 2022, at 6:00 AM, Efrem Mallach <efrem.mallach (AT) gmail (DOT) com> wrote:
>
> 
> Fellow addicts,
>
> Following are ten definitions of BAFT. Please vote for two that you like for any reason, such as (but not necessarily) thinking they might be correct, by public reply to this message:
>
> 1. An absurdity.
>
> 2. A genomic clone.
>
> 3. To plant firmly; establish.
>
> 4. [Scot.] disoriented; dizzy.
>
> 5. A coarse cotton based fabric.
>
> 6. The shaft or handle of a scythe.
>
> 7. 1. The stern of a ship. 2. The tail of an airplane.
>
> 8. The upright or moving arm of the Kittredge knitting machine.
>
> 9. [Med.] orig. a sickle, from the Latin; currently a curved scalpel.
>
> 10. A form of paper currency used by British forces occupying Germany after the Second World War (British Armed Forces Token) and discontinued in favor of the Deutsche Mark in 1959.
>
> The deadline for voting is 48 hours from now: 9 am Tuesday in the eastern U.S., and:
>
>
>
> Vote on!
>
> Efrem
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Paul Keating July 17th, 2022 02:49 PM

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I vote for 4 & 10.

P

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Chowie July 17th, 2022 05:59 PM

Re: [Dixonary] Time to vote for what BAFT means!
 

Tim Lodge July 18th, 2022 03:41 AM

Re: [Dixonary] Time to vote for what BAFT means!
 
Thinking that I'd voted, I looked up the word, so I'm now DQ.

--Tim L

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Shani Naylor July 18th, 2022 03:49 AM

Re: [Dixonary] Time to vote for what BAFT means!
 
What? No illustrated defs?

I'll vote for #1 to describe #10

1. An absurdity.

10. A form of paper currency used by British forces occupying Germany after
the Second World War (British Armed Forces Token) and discontinued in favor
of the Deutsche Mark in 1959.



On Mon, Jul 18, 2022 at 1:00 AM Efrem Mallach <efrem.mallach (AT) gmail (DOT) com>
wrote:

>
> Fellow addicts,
>
> Following are ten definitions of *BAFT*. Please vote for two that you
> like for any reason, such as (but not necessarily) thinking they might be
> correct, by public reply to this message:
>
> 1. An absurdity.
>
> 2. A genomic clone.
>
> 3. To plant firmly; establish.
>
> 4. [Scot.] disoriented; dizzy.
>
> 5. A coarse cotton based fabric.
>
> 6. The shaft or handle of a scythe.
>
> 7. 1. The stern of a ship. 2. The tail of an airplane.
>
> 8. The upright or moving arm of the Kittredge knitting machine.
>
> 9. [Med.] orig. a sickle, from the Latin; currently a curved scalpel.
>
> 10. A form of paper currency used by British forces occupying Germany
> after the Second World War (British Armed Forces Token) and discontinued in
> favor of the Deutsche Mark in 1959.
>
> The deadline for voting is 48 hours from now: 9 am Tuesday in the eastern
> U.S., and:
>
>
>
> Vote on!
>
> Efrem
>
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Tony Abell July 18th, 2022 12:28 PM

Re: [Dixonary] Time to vote for what BAFT means!
 
I find 7 and 10 most convincing:

> 7. 1. The stern of a ship. 2. The tail of an airplane.


> 10. A form of paper currency used by British forces occupying Germany after the Second World War (British Armed Forces Token) and discontinued in favor of the Deutsche Mark in 1959.


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