October 28th, 2017

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Word of the Day 10/28/17 Aerie

Aerie (noun)
aerie or aery [air-ee, eer-ee]


noun, plural aeries.
1. the nest of a bird of prey, as an eagle or a hawk.
2. a lofty nest of any large bird.
3. a house, fortress, or the like, located high on a hill or mountain.
4. an apartment or office on a high floor in a high-rise building: a penthouse aerie with a spectacular view.
5. Obsolete. the brood in a nest, especially of a bird of prey.

Also, eyrie, eyry.

Can be confused
airy.
eerie, Erie.

See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com

Origin: 1575-85; < Anglo-French, Old French airie, equivalent to aire (< Latin ager field, presumably “nest” in Vulgar Latin; see acre) + ie -y3; compare Medieval Latin aerea, aeria “aerie, brood” < Old French aire

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Saturday Morning Word Wars

Sorry I'm here - a little late. I'll get us started then fix this post, lol.

Round 1: 8:00 am to 8:25am (UTC: 15:00 - 15:25)
Round 2: 8:35 am to 9:00am (UTC: 15:35 - 16:00)
Round 3: 9:10 to 9:35am (UTC: 16:10 - 16:35)
Round 4: 9:45 am to 10:10am (UTC: 16:45 - 17:10)

We are going to crush today!

We rocked!

dreamy: a little over 1K words
asphaltcowgrrl: 2395 words
craterdweller: 905 words

Total words: 4300 words!!!

PS: I'll be around/online most of the weekend. PM me if you anyone wants to do a few rounds :)