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It seems like this could be a misspelling of adjudicate or abjudicate. But see [2]. Cnilep (talk) 03:21, 6 March 2018 (UTC)
  • ain't half-bad — Previously deleted. SoP be + not half bad. Cnilep (talk) 03:03, 28 May 2018 (UTC)
  • air was blue
  • along those lines
  • as the man says
  • as-synthesized
  • Abbey-Jack, someone from Neath
  • Angel, someone from England: surely you mean Angle (historical term only)?
  • all teed up
  • ABC - in textiles — the traditional slogan that emphasizes the need to be continually moving the customer towards agreement and action within discussions
  • AC Plonk — RAF speak — Aircraftman second class (AC2), the lowest rank in the RAF.
  • air commode or air toilet (n.) Air Commodore - RAF speak - Lowest ranking of Their Airships, also Air Commode.
  • air tragic — RAF speak - humorous play on words, meaning Air Traffic. See also The Tower, Scopies, and Anvil.
  • airships, Their (n.) - RAF speak — officers of Air Commodore rank and above. Float serenely at high altitude, buffeted by assorted winds and oblivious to the implications of, and confusion caused by, the edicts following their astral deliberations.
  • Ancora Imparo Still I am learning. Michelangelo at age 87.
  • Anvil or anvil — RAF speak — the sound-proofed, darkened box that Scopies sit in, staring at a screen that looks like it’s playing a Sinclair ZX81 game, apparently to warn of any incoming Bogies.
  • Arse End Charlies — RAF speak — or arse end Charlie - rear gunners (also known as Tail End Charlies).
  • Argied - RAF speak — A term used while on tour in the Falkland Islands. To be Argied means to be sent home early sometime during your tour.
  • author's alteration SOP
    • I've never heard this phrase, so I'm not sure what context it show's up in? What does it mean exactly in that context? -- Beland (talk) 20:22, 30 October 2018 (UTC)
  • angel hand - OneLook - Google "angel hand" (BooksGroupsScholar) - possibly dated, from 1911 Boy's Life, idiomatic. Usage: "No instinct warned him that he was at the turning of ways, that the desire to help was an angel hand to lift him out of his apathy." PseudoSkull (talk) 03:48, 30 July 2018 (UTC)
Seems SOP to me, equivalent to ‘the hand of an angel’, in this case used as a metaphor. — Vorziblix (talk · contribs) 23:44, 13 November 2018 (UTC)
Ʃkyp‑tar (talk) (talk) 22:55, 1 September 2018 (UTC)
Is this an English word, or an Albanian one? Cnilep (talk) 08:17, 22 November 2018 (UTC)
  • archieparchy and archieparchies which may be alternate spellings of archeparchy and archeparchies? -- Beland (talk) 23:49, 14 September 2018 (UTC)
  • architectonic as a noun: e.g. Robert Young, "The Idea of a Chrestomathic University" in Logomachia: The Conflict of the Faculties, edited by Richard Rand (University of Nebraska Press, 1992), p. 107: "While Newman tries on the one hand, in the best Oxford fashion, to justify the idea of a university education as one of knowledge for its own sake, on the other he attempts to establish the place of theology as the faculty that functions as the architectonic, or Idea, of all the diverse knowledges in the university."

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Not sure it has caught on. Every quote I find refers to Julian Beck. I put a sample on the citations page. Kiwima (talk) 00:15, 25 May 2019 (UTC)


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Tony Thorne's Dictionary of Contemporary Slang claims that the expression comes from the adjective boyed, which in turn comes from the verb to boy [3]. (We have the verb but not the adjective.) Dbfirs 22:13, 1 December 2015 (UTC)
I feel like I've heard this before. Maybe a common misconstruction/misspelling/slang alternative of bog off? Philmonte101 (talk) 13:35, 17 July 2016 (UTC)

B 2017Edit

Previously deleted as SoP. I have added a quote to both beta and uprising that uses the collocation. Cnilep (talk) 03:49, 11 October 2018 (UTC)

B 2018Edit

Common enough phrase, perhaps in allusion to this 1781 book of sonnets. But the phrase doesn't seem very idiomatic. See bevy (a group) and beauty (one who is beautiful). SoP, ne c'est pas? Cnilep (talk) 03:35, 28 May 2018 (UTC)
I've always taken beyond me as a variant of beyond my ken. We have beyond one's ken, but I'm not sure what to do about beyond one / beyond me. Free Dictionary has it from Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. OED Online has to be beyond a person as a sub-sense of beyond. Cnilep (talk) 06:06, 16 May 2018 (UTC)
Green's Dictionary of Slang gives "police car" for berry, but suggests it comes from the red lights rather than the blue uniforms. I added that sense. Cnilep (talk) 05:19, 20 June 2018 (UTC)

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  • bababadalgharaghtakamminarronnkonnbronntonnerronntuonnthunntrovarrhounawnskawntoohoohoordenenthurnuk - nonce word from Finnegan's Wake by James Joyce, representating the thunder that accompanies the fall of Adam and Eve. It was previously deleted, but I'm sure more than a few students of English literature had tried to find it on Wiktionary, given that it is an essential part of the English literary canon. I think it should be re-included, since other nonce words can be found on Wiktionary ([4]), including ones that have far less literary significance, no citations/usage outside of direct quotation, and ones that are the results of outright misunderstandings (e.g. [5]).
  • backbarrow as used in old British place names. There used to be a Backbarrowbridge, Manchester, England, which I found in my genealogical research. There still exists a Backbarrow, and a Backbarrow Bridge in the Lakes region. I was wondering what a backbarrow, or back barrow, is. (I know what a bridge is!)
  • break the wheel as an expression probably started off in Game of Thrones, but it is branching out. Is probably a hot word already.
  • buster in a sense relating to an age or generation – Sheila Liming, "Of Anarchy and Amateurism: Zine Publication and Print Dissent," pp. 138–9 (citing Stephen Duncombe, Notes from Underground [1997]): "This, however, is much more the result of the relationship between zines and specific, newly commodifiable cultural communities—be they punks, the Riot Grrrls of the early 1990s, or merely the generation of 'busters, x-ers, twentysomethings, etc.,' as they are variously labeled by Duncombe (131)—than the result of the media form itself."
  • butter woman, butta woman (light-skinned prostitute from Santo Domingo, implied to be infected with HIV), found in My Brother by Jamaica Kincaid
  • blobject in an additional philosophical sense (see [6], [7]); also blobjectivism, blobjectivist etc.
  • brazy - a slang word used in hip hop and rap, a blend of Blood and crazy, as in The Bloods gang from Los Angeles.


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C 2013-2017Edit

Every citation for this I find uses the phrase "ctesohedonic fallacy", and every one is from Appleton's Popular Science Monthly - it looks like a protoneologism to me. Kiwima (talk) 20:33, 3 April 2017 (UTC)
  • city-beat - OneLook - Google "city-beat" (BooksGroupsScholar) – "Like Dreiser, who also spent time as a city-beat journalist, Barnes anticipates the nostalgic strain in New York writing: it's always already over, she seems to say." (Bryan Waterman, "Epilogue: Nostalgia and Counter-nostalgia" in The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of New York, edited by Cyrus R. K. Patell and Bryan Waterman, Cambridge UP, 2010, p. 235.)
SOP - this is just an attributive form for city beat, which is a beat that covers the city. Kiwima (talk) 03:43, 24 August 2017 (UTC)
I believe it's a brand, or at least a service mark, for a line of toothpaste and related products. Cnilep (talk) 02:42, 22 May 2017 (UTC)
It seems your prediction has come true -- no results past Feb 2017. I'd say no article. GeneralPericles (talk) 01:17, 20 January 2018 (UTC) says updated 30 January 2018 though, and came out September 2017 and was March 2018. Perhaps we should reconsider if clovergendered is worth of a page. shows it's even made it into non-English news coverage. ScratchMarshall (talk) 01:59, 23 June 2018 (UTC)

C 2018Edit

That's just a diminutive of cozzer. The entry would go at cozzie under an different etymology. Dbfirs 08:37, 9 November 2018 (UTC)
  • Cardi, someone from Cardiganshire
  • Coagie, someone from Dundee
  • cap/slvWB - in textiles - cap sleeve
  • CC - in textiles - Comments Client
  • Chino cotton- in textiles - a twill (left hand) weave. Combined two-ply warp and filling. Has a sheen that remains. Fabric was purchased in China (thus the name) by the U.S. Army for uniforms. Originally used for army cloth in England many years before and dyed olive-drab. Fabric is mercerized and sanforized. Washs and wears extremely well with a minimum of care.
  • Classic CO- in textiles - Dutch: ontwerp van een doorlopend dessin
  • Co - in textiles - Cotton
  • COJ - in textiles - carry over jeans
  • coat protein
  • cut-and-come-again
  • cystine knot (See   cystine knot on Wikipedia.Wikipedia )
  • cultural practitioner - OneLook - Google "cultural practitioner" (BooksGroupsScholar) - [8], [9], [10], [11] . see [12]
  • CTP - (Australia) Compulsory Third Party insurance
  • China doll - OneLook - Google "China doll" (BooksGroupsScholar) or china doll: Missing a sense it looks like. Quote from Allen Gregory episode 1 ("Pilot") - "Also, I wouldn't lose my mind if you decided to chew a stick of gum. Thanks for understanding the sitch, Gina, you're a china doll." Allen Gregory is here speaking to his teacher, Gina Winthrop, and she is not an Asian woman. I believe this would normally be a term of affection for any woman, but here Allen Gregory is using it sarcastically or ironically. (Also, cleanup note, one of these needs to be an altform of the other) PseudoSkull (talk) 23:53, 6 August 2018 (UTC) | Seems like a humorous extension of the usual "you're a doll", i.e. sweetheart. Equinox 13:48, 14 June 2019 (UTC)
  • canso - OneLook - Google "canso" (BooksGroupsScholar) – see wikipedia:canso (song)
  • cryptoforestry – "Practitioners are continually reworking psychogeography and renaming it to suit their requirements and to differentiate what they do from each other. These nuances are very important to psychogeographers (psychogeophysics and cryptoforestry, to provide just two examples)." (Tina Richardson, "Introduction: A Wander Through the Scene of British Urban Walking," Walking Inside Out: Contemporary British Psychogeography, edited by Tina Richardson [Rowman & Littlefield, 2015], p. 18)

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Every instance I've found so far was either (co)authored by Rex LaMore (a professor at Michigan State) or written about him. Cnilep (talk) 23:46, 23 November 2018 (UTC)

D 2018Edit

With a space draft house is sometimes used as the name of a place (pub, restaurant, bar) serving draft beer. According to the Alamo Drafthouse cinema's web site, "We pride ourselves in serving the finest craft beers", so the name may be alluding to that. Cnilep (talk) 05:12, 6 October 2018 (UTC)
Maybe not; I guess we can't be expected to be a comprehensive list of initialisms &c. I wonder if there's any precedent for corporation-specific lemmas? Azertus (talk) 10:53, 17 September 2018 (UTC)
  • dod-rot, dod-rotted – Philip Foner's introduction to We, the Other People: Alternative Declarations of Independence by Labor Groups, Farmers, Woman’s Rights Advocates, Socialists, and Blacks, 1829–1975 (University of Illinois Press, 1976), p. 27, quotes a tract published in the Coast Seamen's Journal in 1894 that exhorts the reader to "comport yourself generally like a dod-rotted lunatic." See Merriam-Webster, Green's Dictionary of Slang.

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  • e-zine - OneLook - Google "e-zine" (BooksGroupsScholar) in the additional sense of an online zine rather than magazine ("Whilst the e-zine has the potential to reach a very wide audience, it does so at the loss of individuality, lacking the personal qualities of paper zines." – Marion Leonard, "Paper Planes: Travelling the New Grrrl Geographies" in Cool Places: Geographies of Youth Cultures, edited by Tracey Skelton and Gill Valentine, Routledge, 1998, p. 103.)


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See front "face up to; confront" + up intensifier, or front up.

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Compare hand-to-mouth, hand to mouth

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See down: "With on, negative about, hostile to".

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Could this be haem written with a ligature? That's the nearest thing I can find. Compare hæmoglobin. Cnilep (talk) 03:33, 25 December 2017 (UTC)

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As I read "The present and future of the Australasian colonies" (1883) from which that quote comes, the author is arguing that Australasian colonies are separate from one another, notwithstanding their relationship with Britain. In other words, since Australia and, say, New Zealand are not intestine (within a given country), a war between them would not be civil war. Cnilep (talk) 00:54, 23 September 2016 (UTC)

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Possibly a one-off: The Little Book of Lykke is the follow-up to The Little Book of Hygge. Unlike hygge, I'm not seeing much uptake. Cnilep (talk) 02:07, 9 March 2018 (UTC)

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I don't know... Reading this, it seems like the term might be SOP. See Norway + model. PseudoSkull (talk) 03:08, 22 October 2016 (UTC)

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I wouldn't be able to answer that without knowing what "right face" and "perfect right face" mean.__Gamren (talk) 17:38, 21 January 2018 (UTC)
@Kiwima.__Gamren (talk) 18:00, 12 June 2018 (UTC)
A right face is a turn to the right, a perfect right face is when the maneuver is done neatly, with the entire body turning like a board, and everyone doing it in sync. Kiwima (talk) 21:46, 12 June 2018 (UTC)
Thanks. Most of the cites I found were in a military context, so I labeled it "especially military".__Gamren (talk) 09:25, 13 June 2018 (UTC)
  • police ambulance: probably an ambulance staffed by police, for e.g. violent or dangerous patients
If nothing else, could we find a quoted source of some kind to substantiate the phrase's usage? (just to have a place to start) Ozelot911 (talk) 14:37, 20 December 2017 (UTC)
I heard it in the 1960s Outer Limits TV series. Can also be found in Google Books. Equinox 15:48, 21 December 2017 (UTC)

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  • pachychoroid - OneLook - Google "pachychoroid" (BooksGroupsScholar) "Pachychoroid is a relatively novel concept describing a phenotype characterized by attenuation of the choriocapillaris overlying dilated choroidal veins, and associated with progressive retinal pigment epithelium dysfunction and neovascularization"— doi: 10.1038/s41433-018-0158-4
  • panel* in medicine, e.g. "blood panel", "lipid panel" - perhaps a kind of test, or battery of tests?
  • panning, abbreviation of panhandling – "Underwood documents in detail the routines of 'panning' (panhandling) and 'canning' (collecting cans), often pursued as methodically (with specific hours, techniques, and turf) as more legitimate work" – Susan Fraiman, Extreme Domesticity: A View from the Margins (Columbia University Press, 2017), p. 182.
  • pennies on the dollar - OneLook - Google "pennies on the dollar" (BooksGroupsScholar)
  • perisexual - OneLook - Google "perisexual" (BooksGroupsScholar)
    • Google Books & Scholar: 1. (sth. relating to male sexuality); 2. (sth. relating to medicine?)
    • Tumblr users have also coined perisex (non-intersex)?


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  • Queen's Cowboys (Canada): Royal Canadian Mounted Police; in reference to the Stetson hats worn by RCMP members in ceremonial dress (red serge) and to the origin of the force where they were often the only representatives of the British Crown and later, the Canadian government, in rural parts of Canada.


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Apparently Korean for "hamlet, village cluster", it is a unit of governance in the DPRK. Cnilep (talk) 02:54, 19 April 2018 (UTC)
  • rouanne
    • The OED entry for maverick quotes the Overland Monthly of August 1869 for a possible etymology:
      • One Maverick formerly owned such immense herds that many of his animals unavoidably escaped his rouanne in the spring, were taken up by his neighbors, branded and called ‘mavericks’.
        • Escaped his rouanne? It's French for the horse colour 'roan' and for the kind of compass you stick into the boy in front's bottom in a quiet maths class, but I can't see what it means here. -- 14:53, 5 January 2017 (UTC)
          • rouanne, rouannette are also apparently (obsolete?) French for "a mark (for casks)": the above would seem to refer to animals escaping a cattle brand so that other farmers manage to claim them instead. Equinox 15:57, 6 July 2018 (UTC)
  • rapid-cycle - OneLook - Google "rapid-cycle" (BooksGroupsScholar) ways
  • real GDP - OneLook - Google "real GDP" (BooksGroupsScholar)
SoP? See the economics sense of real + GDP; generally contrasted with nominal GDP. Seems rather more encyclopedic than usual Wiktionary fare. Cnilep (talk) 06:12, 8 June 2017 (UTC)

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See stellae, stella. Cnilep (talk) 06:01, 22 February 2017 (UTC)
  • stenopæic
  • think the sun shines out of someone's ass (could be bum, backside etc, and could be "act like","treat like", "as far as he's concerned" etc)
  • sutorious — adjectives from the Latin sūtōrius (of or belonging to a shoemaker or cobbler)
Apparently sutorian is a variant of sutorial. There is a plant genus Sutorious and possibly some bird species, but I can't find the word used as an adjective. Cnilep (talk) 08:18, 19 July 2016 (UTC)
OED gives this as a variant of sutorial with one exemplar, Thomas Blount's Glossographia. Blount defines Sutorious (sutorius) as “belonging to a Shoomaker, or Sewer”. The word appears just after Sutor (“a Shoomaker, a Sewer”), which he notes is Latin. Sutorius does not appear in Blount's (1707) Glossographia Anglicana Nova. I haven't found other examples in English. I would say that sutorious is a Latin word, not sufficiently attested in English. Cnilep (talk) 02:17, 25 January 2018 (UTC)
Isn't this SOP? Kiwima (talk) 22:49, 8 December 2016 (UTC)
  • schweff: slang for a flirt or "mack", a man who is (or tries to be) good with the ladies? Is in Partridge's slang dictionary. Equinox 06:19, 18 November 2016 (UTC)
While Partridge emphasizes flirting, attestations on the web seem like comments on masculinity and social class – a bit like a (US) douchebag or a twit. [28], [29] Cnilep (talk) 04:19, 30 January 2018 (UTC)
I can only find cites by one author (Alexander Macalister) - it seams to be some sort of sheath in the shoulder joint of an insect. Need cites by more authors. Kiwima (talk) 04:43, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
Doesn't this seem sort of SoP? (Just saying that because I also found spinning kick. Could one find the definition of this term at spinning + backfist? Philmonte101 (talk) 04:55, 1 August 2016 (UTC)
Looks SOP to me - it is a club for swingers. Kiwima (talk) 22:49, 8 December 2016 (UTC)
I can only find two actual usages - one in the bible and one in a novel of the life of David - all else is just commentary on or speculation about the meaning of the word. This is not sufficient to meet our attestation criteria. Kiwima (talk) 02:31, 30 July 2017 (UTC)
I can't find it in recent books. It is attested on the web, mainly from 2016-2017. There are currently entries for both SJW and -tard. Since the suffix is productive, there could be any number of similar terms with sporadic attestation. Cnilep (talk) 03:57, 31 January 2018 (UTC)

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  • Hmmm... doesn't seem attested to me. That's unfortunate; looks like an interesting entry if it exists. Can @Kiwima find any citations for this? PseudoSkull (talk) 02:42, 23 March 2018 (UTC)
Yeah, I looked and didn't find it either. Kiwima (talk) 03:21, 23 March 2018 (UTC)
Geertz & Geertz call it a “term [] in Balinese” and use italics on first mention (p. 30). Is it attested as a loanword in English? There is no request page for Balinese, but I wonder if editors on Wiktionary:Requested entries (Indonesian) could help with the Balinese lemma? Cnilep (talk) 02:57, 31 January 2018 (UTC)

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See torpedo slang sense, “a large breast; breast with a large nipple”. Cnilep (talk) 01:33, 29 January 2018 (UTC)

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    • 2008, Prøveoplæg Til Kulturfagene, Gyldendal Uddannelse →ISBN, page 171
      I kilde 3 finder du en kritik af, at indvandrere "systematisk" forskelsbehandles, ...
      In source 3, you will find a critique of the fact that immigrants are "systematically" discriminated against, ...

except the original author doesn't explicitly express that the fact that immigrants are systematically discriminated against is in fact a fact. I also do not know what POS to give it, if I were to make the entry.__Gamren (talk) 18:09, 29 April 2017 (UTC)

Feels SoP to me, since it's not always a fact ("I hate the idea that artists suffer more than anyone else"), and "the fact that X" can be used as a normal NP anywhere. Equinox 18:21, 29 April 2017 (UTC)

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In some cases adding "the" definitely changes the meaning (like "underground" meaning below-ground generally vs. "the underground" meaning the subway). In some cases it does not, and the core word or phrase is all that's needed. It's unclear to me in which cases usage notes should be added to the core word or phrase vs. creating a separate entry, and in which cases redirects should be created. These were all previously at Appendix:English idioms; I weeded out the ones that were obviously not needed. -- Beland (talk) 08:24, 16 June 2018 (UTC)

Consider Both London and Moscow have undergrounds. I can't name a city with more than 5 million in population that shouldn't have an underground. Different determiners (including the "zero" determiner), different referents, same semantics for the noun. The performs its normal function of specifying the most salient (eg, local) instance of the noun it determines. In London "the underground" refers to all or part of their system. There may be some instances where the makes some other semantic change, but I am sure those instances are rare. DCDuring (talk) 23:22, 11 September 2018 (UTC)
Examples are the finger and the man. Such cases are rare indeed.  --Lambiam 15:30, 6 October 2018 (UTC)
In addition, do you suggest that we have separate entries for attributive use of the nouns whenever such use is attested, even though the noun's semantics are the same? DCDuring (talk) 23:43, 11 September 2018 (UTC)
I'm not from the UK, so I'm not confident in my ability to judge correct usage. Those examples sound plausible, so then underground probably covers it. It currently lists "underground" in the sense of the stuff below the surface of the Earth as an adjective, so that would explain why using "the" restricts the meaning to "subway" or "secret organization". For "secret organization" there's just a note that "the" is usually used with the noun, and that seems sufficient to me. I'll drop it from this todo list. As for the other listings, I think we need to think through them on a case-by-case basis to see how firmly attatched to "the" they are, and whether this justifies a separate listing, usage note, or neither. -- Beland (talk) 18:23, 18 October 2018 (UTC)

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This still lacks its own entry, but is now an alternative forms on Generation X Mcavoybickford (talk) 16:40, 26 December 2018 (UTC)

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  • yakamilk: synonym of trumpeter (bird in the family Psophiidae), but I can't find sufficient cites.
  • yakoots: ?? Yakoots?? Or perhaps the Indian word for rubies, sapphires, and oriental topaz?
  • yeldrine
Webster 1913 suggests yeldrin or yeldrine, but I can't find any attestation with the final -e. Cnilep (talk) 02:25, 2 May 2018 (UTC)

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References and notesEdit

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