January 19th, 2021

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Word of the Day 01/19/21 Eldritch

Eldritch (adjective)
eldritch [ el-drich ]


adjective
1. eerie; weird; spooky.

Also el·drich; el·ritch [el-rich] .

Origin: 1500–10; earlier elrich, equivalent to Old English el- foreign, strange, uncanny (see else) + rīce kingdom (see rich); hence “of a strange country, pertaining to the Otherworld”; compare Old English ellende in a foreign land, exiled (cognate with German Elend penury, distress)

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR ELDRITCH
Jacky, with her eldritch voice, had attempted to sing Bessie Bell in her honor—and to leave it all!
MERKLAND|MRS. OLIPHANT

And the wind burst upon us again, catching my empty denial and tossing the words to upper air with eldritch laughter.
LORDS OF THE NORTH|A. C. LAUT

Berwin gave a kind of eldritch shriek and stepped back a pace, as though to place himself on his guard.
THE SILENT HOUSE|FERGUS HUME

And the wizened little face, with its eldritch eyes and tangled hair, was withdrawn, and the door began to close.
STORIES BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOLUME 8|VARIOUS

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