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Word of the Day 02/11/19 Elevenses

Elevenses (noun)
elevenses [ih-lev-uh n-ziz]


noun British.
1. ( usually used with a plural verb ) a midmorning break for refreshments.
2. the refreshments taken.


Origin: 1860–65; orig. dial.; doubly pluralized form of eleven, perhaps as ellipsis of eleven hours eleven o'clock

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