Daily Word Quiz
a) a close female friend
b) a female breast
c) a small black spot caused by a pinch or bruise
d) a small stone or pebble
Today's Featured Word
disagreement, difference, disharmony ...1657 obs. rare
from Latin dissidium (now held to be an error for discidium)
from dissidere to disagree
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1657 - see EXAMPLE below
"...Yet barbarism in speech doth not so much move me,
as their dissidy in the very thing..."
From: A Medicinal Dispensatory: Containing the Whole Body of Physick,
Composed by the Illustrious Renodaeus.
Chief Physician to the Monarch of France,
Translated by: Richard Tomlinson of London, 1657
Daily Word Quiz Answer
c) a small black spot caused by a pinch or bruise ...1895 Eng. dial.