a) nonsense, foolish talk
b) a lean, worn-out animal
c) a foolish, talkative person
d) an eyelid
Today's Featured Word: PREDATITIOUS
characterized by plundering, pillaging, or robbing; predatory
from Latin praedaticius, -itius taken as booty or plunder
from praedari, praedat- to plunder + -itious
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1659 - see EXAMPLE below
"...not predaticious to any, but propitious to all true Saints;"
From: A Sermon Preached ...at the Funeral of
...Dr. Brounrig, dated 1659
By: John Gauden, 1660
Daily Word Quiz Answer
BLELLUM c) a foolish, talkative person, an idle chatterer ...1787 Scot.