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Saturday, January 20, 2007

murklins

This is a lost word used back in the 15 - 1600s. It means in the dark. As in: I stumbled murklins through the garage trying to find the light switch.

3 Comments:

Anonymous Hailey said...

I absolutely love this word! It totally sounds like it doesn't fit in context, though, really, it does. I found it on a different site a while ago and I was disappointed to find that it was not on dictionary.com
I'm glad to find someone else who is fond of odd words. :)
In fact, as I type this, I am murklins. Sadly, there is a squiggly line underneath "murklins". Let's bring the word back!

9/10/09, 12:47 AM  
Blogger _______ said...

I love it! Most obsolete or archaic words sound terrible, words that deserve to be forgotten. This is almost poetic.

7/1/11, 11:28 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Used by the Guardian here, along with another work from the middle ages: foppotee

http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2012/jun/26/the-fiver-phil-brown?CMP=EMCFTBEML853

6/28/12, 10:33 AM  

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