Wondrous Words Wednesday is a fabulous weekly meme hosted by Bermuda Onion, where we share new (to us) words that we've encountered in our weekly reading.
Some fantastic wondrous words from my recent reading of the Australian classic, The Magic Pudding.
'If punching parrots on the beak wasn't too painful for pleasure, I'd land you a sockdolager on the muzzle that'd lay you out till Christmas.'
i) A conclusive blow or remark.
ii) Something outstanding
'You're a poltroon,' shouted Bill.
A wretched coward.
An abject or contemptible coward.
Definitions from the free dictionary.