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  • 101nebbech — noun (Yiddish) a timid unfortunate simpleton • Syn: ↑nebbish • Topics: ↑Yiddish • Hypernyms: ↑simpleton, ↑simple …

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  • 102saphead — noun a person who lacks good judgment • Syn: ↑fool, ↑sap, ↑muggins, ↑tomfool • Derivationally related forms: ↑fool (for: ↑fool) • …

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  • 103schnook — noun (Yiddish) a gullible simpleton more to be pitied than despised don t be such an apologetic shnook • Syn: ↑shnook • Topics: ↑Yiddish • Hypernyms: ↑simpleton, ↑s …

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  • 104shnook — noun (Yiddish) a gullible simpleton more to be pitied than despised don t be such an apologetic shnook • Syn: ↑schnook • Topics: ↑Yiddish • Hypernyms: ↑simpleton, ↑ …

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  • 105abderite — ˈabdəˌrīt noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Latin Abderita, Abderites, from Greek Abdēritēs, from Abdēra, whose inhabitants were reputedly stupid + Greek itēs ite 1. : a native or inhabitant of Abdera 2. : simpleton …

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  • 106bamboche — bämˈbōsh noun ( s) Etymology: American French (Haiti), from French, spree, back formation from bambochade spree, rustic genre painting often depicting drinking scenes, from Italian bambocciata rustic genre painting, from Italian Bamboccio… …

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  • 107spoon´i|ness — spoon|y «SPOO nee», adjective, spoon|i|er, spoon|i|est, noun, plural spoon|ies. Informal. –adj. foolish or silly in lovemaking; demonstratively fond: »I was never in love myself, but I ve seen many others spoony (Frederick Marryat) …

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  • 108spoon´i|ly — spoon|y «SPOO nee», adjective, spoon|i|er, spoon|i|est, noun, plural spoon|ies. Informal. –adj. foolish or silly in lovemaking; demonstratively fond: »I was never in love myself, but I ve seen many others spoony (Frederick Marryat) …

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  • 109spoon|y — «SPOO nee», adjective, spoon|i|er, spoon|i|est, noun, plural spoon|ies. Informal. –adj. foolish or silly in lovemaking; demonstratively fond: »I was never in love myself, but I ve seen many others spoony (Frederick Marryat) …

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  • 110suck|er — «SUHK uhr», noun, verb. –n. 1. an animal or thing that sucks. 2. a young mammal before it is weaned, especially a suckling pig. 3. any one of various freshwater fishes that suck in food or have toothless, fleshy mouths that suggest sucking. 4. an …

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  • 111FOLKLORE — This entry is arranged according to the following outline: introduction …

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  • 112A segetum — Goose Goose (g[=oo]s), n.; pl. {Geese} (g[=e]s). [OE. gos, AS. g[=o]s, pl. g[=e]s; akin to D. & G. gans, Icel. g[=a]s, Dan. gaas, Sw. g[*a]s, Russ. guse. OIr. geiss, L. anser, for hanser, Gr. chh n, Skr. ha[.m]sa. [root]233. Cf. {Gander},… …

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  • 113A wild goose chase — Goose Goose (g[=oo]s), n.; pl. {Geese} (g[=e]s). [OE. gos, AS. g[=o]s, pl. g[=e]s; akin to D. & G. gans, Icel. g[=a]s, Dan. gaas, Sw. g[*a]s, Russ. guse. OIr. geiss, L. anser, for hanser, Gr. chh n, Skr. ha[.m]sa. [root]233. Cf. {Gander},… …

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  • 114Achillea ptarmica — Goose Goose (g[=oo]s), n.; pl. {Geese} (g[=e]s). [OE. gos, AS. g[=o]s, pl. g[=e]s; akin to D. & G. gans, Icel. g[=a]s, Dan. gaas, Sw. g[*a]s, Russ. guse. OIr. geiss, L. anser, for hanser, Gr. chh n, Skr. ha[.m]sa. [root]233. Cf. {Gander},… …

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  • 115AEthusa Cynapium — Fool Fool, n. [OE. fol, n. & adj., F. fol, fou, foolish, mad; a fool, prob. fr. L. follis a bellows, wind bag, an inflated ball; perh. akin to E. bellows. Cf. {Folly}, {Follicle}.] 1. One destitute of reason, or of the common powers of… …

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  • 116Alliaria officinalis — Jack Jack (j[a^]k), n. [F. Jacques James, L. Jacobus, Gr. ?, Heb. Ya aq[=o]b Jacob; prop., seizing by the heel; hence, a supplanter. Cf. {Jacobite}, {Jockey}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A familiar nickname of, or substitute for, John. [1913 Webster] You… …

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  • 117Alopochen AEgyptiaca — Goose Goose (g[=oo]s), n.; pl. {Geese} (g[=e]s). [OE. gos, AS. g[=o]s, pl. g[=e]s; akin to D. & G. gans, Icel. g[=a]s, Dan. gaas, Sw. g[*a]s, Russ. guse. OIr. geiss, L. anser, for hanser, Gr. chh n, Skr. ha[.m]sa. [root]233. Cf. {Gander},… …

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  • 118Anous stolidus — Noddy Nod dy, n.; pl. {Noddies}. [Prob. fr. nod to incline the head, either as in assent, or from drowsiness.] 1. A simpleton; a fool. L Estrange. Syn: tomnoddy. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any tern of the genus {Anous}, as {Anous stolidus} …

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  • 119Anser anser — Goose Goose (g[=oo]s), n.; pl. {Geese} (g[=e]s). [OE. gos, AS. g[=o]s, pl. g[=e]s; akin to D. & G. gans, Icel. g[=a]s, Dan. gaas, Sw. g[*a]s, Russ. guse. OIr. geiss, L. anser, for hanser, Gr. chh n, Skr. ha[.m]sa. [root]233. Cf. {Gander},… …

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  • 120Anseranas semipalmata — Goose Goose (g[=oo]s), n.; pl. {Geese} (g[=e]s). [OE. gos, AS. g[=o]s, pl. g[=e]s; akin to D. & G. gans, Icel. g[=a]s, Dan. gaas, Sw. g[*a]s, Russ. guse. OIr. geiss, L. anser, for hanser, Gr. chh n, Skr. ha[.m]sa. [root]233. Cf. {Gander},… …

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