WOTD: Beldam

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WOTD: Giglot

It sounds like a laughing little pig. It’s a nice image, isn’t it? giglot IPA Pronunciation: (n.) harlot, strumpet, wanton ESCALUS Away with those giglots too, and with the other … Continue Reading ⇒


Wot! What? Wot’s on second. I know not is on third. wot (v.) IPA Pronunciation: learn, know, be told DEMETRIUS But, my good lord, I wot not by what power, … Continue Reading ⇒

WOTD: Choler

Sounds just like the part of the shirt that is always messed up in the back: collar. When your collar is wrong, you may get full of choler and soon … Continue Reading ⇒

WOTD: Caveto

Be careful with this word… just ‘cuz. caveto (int.) IPA Pronunciation: beware, take care, careful PISTOL Therefore, Caveto be thy counsellor. – Henry V (II.iii) This word means caution, related … Continue Reading ⇒

WOTD: Doit

No, it’s not an elided part of a Nike commercial. doit (n.) IPA Pronunciation: small sum, worthless amount, trifle TRINCULO Where they will will not give a doit to relieve … Continue Reading ⇒

WOTD: Drab

For your cursing pleasure: a Shakespeare diss. It’s a word often asking about because if its use in one of Shakespeare’s most well known speeches. drab (n.) IPA Pronunciation: /dræb/ … Continue Reading ⇒

WOTD: Enow

It sounds like a website. “Get your FREE somethingsomething NOW! at eNOW.com!” It’s not. Not that I know of at least. enow (adv.) IPA Pronunciation: enough KING HENRY V If … Continue Reading ⇒

WOTD: Buckle

I’m not talking about what holds the ends of your belt together. You might buckle with your buckle to buckle, but that’s not very Shakespearean, is it? buckle (v.) IPA … Continue Reading ⇒

WOTD: Reguerdon

Since you have come here looking for information, I shall reguerdon you with some. reguerdon (n.) IPA Pronunciation: recompense, reward, repayment KING HENRY VI Stoop then and set your knee … Continue Reading ⇒