Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Wondrous Words Wednesday

My Words today are taken from the book The Walnut Tree.

1. Laird- A Scottish landowner, esp. of a large estate.

2. Mews- is primarily a British term formerly describing a row of stables.

3. Largesse- Generosity bestowing money or gifts upon others.

4. Lorries- Large motor vehicles designed to carry heavy loads, esp. with a flat platform.

5. Rutted- A sunken track or groove made by the passage of vehicles.


4 comments:

  1. I knew mews from my trip to London last year. I really like the sound of laird - it sounds like you're saying lord with an accent.

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  2. Ah, lorries. Gotta love British terminology!!

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  3. We use a lot of British terms in Australia, so I knew all of these, sadly we wouldn't use lorry all that often. Laird does sound like lord with an accent.

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  4. Bermudaonion- lol, you're right.

    Kelly- Yes, I agree.

    Louise- Yes, it does.

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