a) an impression of the sole of the foot; a footprint
b) a deceiving with fair words; deception
c) dependence; reliance
d) a fuss, much ado over nothing
Today's Featured Word: INCOGNITE
unknown, strange, unfamiliar ...1609 obs.
from Latin incognitus unknown,
from in- + cognitus, pa. pple. of cognoscere to get to know
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1609 - see EXAMPLE below
"...All which to me are problematique mines.
Obsurde inigmaes, and to my studies Incognite Language"
From: Everie Woman in Her Humor
Daily Word Quiz Answer
PELLICULATION b) a deceiving with fair words; deception ...B1900