Originally an alchemical term, it
derives from the Greek kanthos, corner of the
eye, because people felt there was a resemblance between the lip of a jug and
the corner of the eye; what verb is it?
Etymology, Etymology, and more Etymology
as well as grammar, usage, euphemism, slang, jargon, semantics, linguistics, neologism, idiom, cant, and argot.
The critically-acclaimed board game
consists of tough questions about the nuances of the English language.
In English, the word
canthus denotes either corner of the eye. To
decant is to gradually pour a liquid from one container to another without
disturbing the sediment.
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