a) apparent to the eye; evident, obvious
b) cheerful, merry, gay
c) astonishing, amazing
d) deadly, fatal, ruinous, hurtful
Today's Featured Word: ROMANICAL
1. Roman Catholic ...1663 obs.
2. characterized by romance, romantic ...1665 obs.
def. 1. from Roman (adj.)
def. 2. from roman, romance
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1663 - see EXAMPLE below
"...that if any part, much more if any parts, great substantial parts
of Religion brought into the Land with the first news of Christianity
be once rejected (as they are now amongst us) as Romish or
Romanical, and that rejection or Reformation be permitted..."
From: A Vindication of the Animadversions on Fiat Lux
By: John Owen, 1663
Daily Word Quiz Answer
ECKLE-FECKLE b) cheerful, merry, gay ...1825 Sc.