Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Wondrous Words Wednesday

My words today are taken from: Ye Olde Dictionary of the Old English Language

1. Dost - do, does.

2. Durst - Dare; to have the necessary boldness or courage for something.

3. Mere -An expanse of water, lake; pool

4 comments:

  1. Mere is interesting - I have not seen that usage before! :)

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  2. Libby- I haven't either, thanks! for commenting.

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  3. It's interesting to see how English has changed over time, it certainly feels like it's changing now. I didn't know mere either

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  4. I'm sure I'd get some odd looks if I used those words!

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