Word of the Day April 28, 2018

catacomb

(ˈkætəˌkəʊm; -ˌkuːm)

n

1. (Building) (usually plural) an underground burial place, esp. the galleries at Rome, consisting of tunnels with vaults or niches leading off them for tombs
2. (Building) a series of interconnected underground tunnels or caves
3. (Physical Geography) a series of interconnected underground tunnels or caves

Word of the Day April 21, 2018

Late posting, due to a family emergency.

prattle

v. -tled, -tling,
n. v.i.

1. to talk in a childish or simple-minded way; chatter or babble; prate.

v.t.

2. to utter by chattering or babbling.

n.

3. the act of prattling.
4. chatter; babble.
[1525–35; < Middle Low German pratelen to chatter, frequentative