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Words with disappointing meanings....

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WILLYART

Scottish, , Irish English (, northern), and , English regional (, northern). Now , rare. Self-willed, obstinate; (of an animal) unmanageable.

(Oxford seem to have gone a bit mad with the commas!)
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PREPUBES.
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RINGTOSS
meles meles meles meles meles meles meles meles meles meles meles meles meles meles meles meles
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Mark Deeks wrote: Tue Jan 23, 2024 11:31 pm PREPUBES.
Valid in apto, but not finding it in premium. PREPUBIS only. Anyone?
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Plural of that, I guess.
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Mark Deeks wrote: Wed Jan 24, 2024 3:11 pm Plural of that, I guess.
mebbe, my non-existent latin isn't good enough
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DRAINCOCK (noun): A valve for draining the water from a boiler. No verb form, surprisingly
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SHAMPOO
Mike Brown: "Round 12: T N R S A E I G U

C1: SIGNATURE (18) ["9; not written down"]
C2: SEATING (7)
Score: 108–16 (max 113)

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STOPCOCK
One of da 'Muricans
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bongrace
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