a) to have regard to, to concern
b) to embrace, to clasp
c) to heed, to care for
d) to amble, to wander
Today's Featured Word
twaddle, balderdash, nonsense, humbug ...1823
from Latin effutire to prate + -ation
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1823 - see EXAMPLE below
"...The plotlessness, still-life, puling effutiation, poetry,
and prose-poetry of modern plays..."
From: John Lacy, in The London Magazine.
"A Sixth Letter to the Dramatists of the Day". 1823
Daily Word Quiz Answer
b) to embrace, to clasp ...1525 obs.