1. a word that has come into existence by error rather than by normal linguistic transmission, as through the mistaken reading of a manuscript, a scribal error, or a misprint.
Origin: First recorded in 1885–90
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR GHOST WORD
But it is unrecorded in literature and labours under the suspicion of being a ghost-word.
THE ROMANCE OF WORDS (4TH ED.)|ERNEST WEEKLEY
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