Ma*dri"na, n. Etym: [Sp., prop., a godmother.]

Definition: An animal (usually an old mare), wearing a bell and acting as the leader of a troop of pack mules. [S. America]

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


Word of the Day

8 February 2023


(verb) pass on or delegate to another; “The representative devolved his duties to his aides while he was in the hospital”

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Coffee Trivia

An article published in Harvard Men’s Health Watch in 2012 shows heavy coffee drinkers live longer. The researchers examined data from 400,000 people and found out that men who drank six or more coffee cups per day had a 10% lower death rate.

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