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Periapt | Words We Caught This Week

Periapt: a charm or amulet. https://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english/periapt Here’s a word we caught this week. We thought we’d share periapt with you since it’s quite literally charming.

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Gaita | Words We Caught This Week

Gaita: a kind of bagpipe played in northern Spain and Portugal. https://www.lexico.com/definition/gaita Here’s a word we caught this week. We thought we’d share gaita with

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Omphalos | Words We Caught This Week

Omphalos: the centre or hub of something. https://www.lexico.com/definition/omphalos Here’s a word we caught this week. We thought we’d share omphalos with you as the words

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Sesquipedalian | Words We Caught This Week

Sesquipedalian: containing many syllables. https://www.dictionary.com/browse/sesquipedalian Here’s a word we caught this week. We thought we’d share sesquipedalian with you as we love the way it

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Moonraker | Words We Caught This Week

Moonraker: a person who comes from the English county of Wiltshire, especially a smuggler. https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/moonraker Here’s a word we caught this week. We thought we’d

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Chalkdown | Words We Caught This Week

Chalkdown: a teachers’ strike. https://dsae.co.za/entry/chalkdown/e01571 Here’s a word we caught this week. We thought we’d share chalkdown with you as one for our South African

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Donkey Engine | Words We Caught This Week

Donkey engine: a small auxiliary engine, such as one used for pumping water into the boilers of a steamship. https://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english/donkey-engine Here’s a word, well, two

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