Tuesday, June 24, 2008

defenestrate: word of the day

Thanks to Sylvia today for sending me the word of the day -- love it.


Function: noun
Etymology: de- + Latin fenestra window
Date: 1620
1 : a throwing of a person or thing out of a window
2 : a usually swift dismissal or expulsion (as from a political party or office)
— de·fen·es·trate transitive verb

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