Note: I am currently on holiday,
but will get some words done here and there!
Daily Word Quiz
a) tequila and milk
b) any crawling insect
c) the buttocks, the posterior
d) a mean, despicable, or grovelling person
Today's Featured Word
having gentle, refined, or polished manners, well-mannered
...1632 obs. rare
from Latin type gentilitatus
from gentilis belonging to the same gens or race
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1632 - see EXAMPLE below
"...onely Sicily being the most ciuill Ile, and nobly gentilitat,
the Cypriots indifferently good...:
From: The Totall Discourse, Of the Rare Adventures, and Painefull Peregrinations of long nineteene Yeares Travayles,
From Scotland, to the Most Famous Kingdomes
in Europe, Asia, and Affrica.
By: William Lithgow, 1632
Daily Word Quiz Answer
d) a mean, despicable, or grovelling person ...1621 obs.