Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Word of the Day


Pronunciation: \ˌle-jər-də-ˈmān\
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French leger de main light of hand
Date: 15th century

1: sleight of hand
2: trickery
3: a display of skill or adroitness

"Barring some last-minute leger demain at the polls by Republicans, the Democrats are expected to sweep the fall elections."

Thanks to Constant Comment for today's WOTD entry

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