Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 07/02/18 Ferly

Ferly (noun, adjective)
ferly or fer·lie [fer-lee] Scot.


noun, plural fer·lies.
1. something unusual, strange, or causing wonder or terror.
2. astonishment; wonder.

adjective
3. unexpected; strange; unusual.


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Origin: before 900; Middle English; Old English fǣrlīc, equivalent to fǣr fear + -līc -ly; cognate with German gefährlich dangerous, Dutch gevaarlijk

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