March 3rd, 2020

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Word of the Day 03/03/20 Caucus

Caucus (noun, verb)
caucus [ kaw-kuh s ]


noun, plural cau·cus·es.
1. U.S. Politics.
a. a meeting of party leaders to select candidates, elect convention delegates, etc.
b. a meeting of party members within a legislative body to select leaders and determine strategy.
c. (often initial capital letter) a faction within a legislative body that pursues its interests through the legislative process: the Women's Caucus; the Black Caucus.
2. any group or meeting organized to further a special interest or cause.

verb (used without object)
3. to hold or meet in a caucus.

verb (used with object)
4. to bring up or hold for discussion in a caucus: The subject was caucused. The group caucused the meeting.

WORDS RELATED TO CAUCUS
gathering, session, meeting, convention, assembly, conclave, council, parley, get-together

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Origin: 1755–65, Americanism; apparently first used in the name of the Caucus Club of colonial Boston; perhaps < Medieval Latin caucus drinking vessel, Late Latin caucum < Greek kaûkos; alleged Virginia Algonquian orig. less probable

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Daily Count Challenge to Bizarra

I didn't have *new* words on my challenge day - but I did edit and tweak the writing on the first four pages of an original story, and got it posted to my writing class by the deadline. Now standing by and awaiting feedback on it from the other students and the teacher, and am happy I spent the time getting it there. Bizarra, it's your turn! Good luck with your challenge day.