Daily Word Quiz
a) to lurk; to lie hid
b) to bark like a dog
c) to rob; to play the thief
d) to mock at, to deride
Today's Featured Word
a hypochondriac ...1676 obs.
from Italian melancolico
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1676 - see EXAMPLE below
"...Or of the Monstrous Credulity, some besotted Melancholicoes
may be inveigled into."
From: The Doctrine of Devils
proved to be the Grand Apostacy of these Later Times, 1676
Daily Word Quiz Answer
a) to lurk; to lie hid ...1623 obs. rare
HOW TO PLAY
"Wollables" (from word/syllable) is a word game where you connect syllables to form words or phrases to answer the given clues.
The first letter of each answer will spell out the answer of the main clue.
EG: In WOLLABLES #3, clue 11. is 'Prisoner'
Amongst the syllables listed you will find 'BIRD' and 'YARD'
- connect them to make 'YARDBIRD'.
The first letter 'Y' is the last letter in the answer to the main clue,
'Filthy talk, ribaldry'.