Daily Word Quiz
a) a frolicsome and thoughtless woman
b) the head
d) something the name of which is forgotten
Today's Featured Word
intended to attract attention or admiration;
ostentatious ...1657 obs. rare
from Latin ostentatorius relating to portents from ostentator
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1657 - see EXAMPLE below
"...'Tis no unlikely but some captious Antagonist may censure
my Aphorisms as ostentatory..."
From: Natures Explication and Helmont's Vindication.
Or A Short and Sure Way to a Long and Sound Life
By: George Starkey, 1657
Daily Word Quiz Answer
a) a frolicsome and thoughtless woman ...19th-cent. Sc.