Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
simplyn2deep
1_million_words

Word of the Day 06/23/20 Alligate

Alligate (verb)
alligate [ al-i-geyt ]


verb (used with object), al·li·gat·ed, al·li·gat·ing. Obsolete.
1. to attach; bind.

Origin: 1535–45; < Latin alligātus (past participle of alligāre), equivalent to al- al- + lig- bind (see ligature) + -ātus -ate

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR ALLIGATE
Alligate -us: fastened or suspended by a thread; like the chrysalis of Papilio, etc.
EXPLANATION OF TERMS USED IN ENTOMOLOGY|JOHN. B. SMITH

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.
Tags: daily: word of the day
Subscribe

  • That's it! It's 2021 Everywhere!

    We are done for the year! Well for a minute anyway. Tally up your numbers, post them in the appropriate locations, take a breather and then LETS GET…

  • 1 Hour!

    Your challenge (should you choose to accept it) is to crank out 100 words or 1 graphic inspired by the word: End

  • 2 Hours

    Your challenge (should you choose to accept it) is to crank out 100 words or 1 graphic inspired by the word: Experiment

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 0 comments