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Old July 27th, 2022, 01:20 PM
John Barrs
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Default [Dixonary] Rnd 3269 = Results

Anglicised as spailpeen or spalpeen, or "wandering landless labourer" was
an itinerant or seasonal farm worker in Ireland from the 17th to the early
20th century.*
<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SpailpĂ*n#cite_note_Culture_page_442_1>*The
term derived from the Irish *spailp*, meaning "turn, spell, bout."


The dictionary and Efrem received a score of 5: Shani was the real winner


Take it away EFrem


*JohnnyB*





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(Archaic) a woman who sells fish

Debbie E

3, 8



0

2

spailpĂ*n [Irish] an itinerant or seasonal farm worker





Judy M, Dan W, Shani N, Efrem M, Tim L

D5

3

*Irish English.* Nonsensical talk; overblown or empty rhetoric; claptrap

Paul K



Debbie E, Judy M

2 DQ

4

any of several evergreen trees or shrubs of the family Fagaceae, including
species in the genera Chrysolepis of western North America and Castanopsis
of East and Southeast Asia; The edible nut of any of these plants

Judy M

2*, 3



2*

5

(Far.) a projecting flange on the upper edge of a horseshoe, turned up so
as to embrace the lower part of the hoof

Dan W

2*, 3

Deborah F

3*

6

a genre of Spanish thriller or horror film typically involving a murder
mystery and characterized by graphic violence, eroticism, an atmospheric,
sometimes dreamlike blend of suspense and horror elements, and often a
prominent, intense music score

Shani N

2*, 9

Tony A, Efrem M

4*

7

the ruddy duck (Oxyura jamaicensis) of North America

Mike S

8, 9

Tony A

1

8

an iron pin used to attach the figurehead to the prow of medieval round
ships

Deborah F

5, 9

Mike S, Debbie E

2

9

A tool, similar to a spike, used to break rocks by inserting it into a
crevice and striking it with a heavy hammer.

Efrem M

2*, 6

Mike S, Deborah F, Shani N

5*

10*

<no Def>

Tim L

2,5



2*

11*

<no Def>

Tony A

6, 7



0




Debbie E

0

Tony A

0

Mike S

1

Paul K

2

Deborah F

2

Judy M

2*

Tim L

2*

Dan W

3*

Shani N

4*

Efrem M

5*

Dictionary

D5

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