Daily Word Quiz
a) a luncheon
b) an outhouse, a privy
c) an accident, a disaster
d) the ankle
Today's Featured Word
belly-worshipping; gluttonous, greedy, voracious ...1694 obs.
from French gastrolatre (Cotgrave), from Greek γαστρ(ο)-, γαστήρ belly + -λατρος serving
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1694 - see EXAMPLE below
"...so great is their Variety in figures, colours, streaks, and inimitable
shapes, I protest, the Variety we perceiv'd in the Dresses of
the Gastrolatrous Coquillons was not less."
From: Pantagruel's Voyage to the Oracle of the Bottle
Being the fourth and fifth books of The Works of Francis Rabelais
Translated By: Peter Motteux, 1694
Daily Word Quiz Answer
d) the ankle ...1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.