Poll :: A Vocabulary Quiz from Cormac McCarthy’s Suttree

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How many of these terms, selected from the three-page prologue of Cormac McCarthy’s 1979 novel Suttree, can you define with some precision using only your brain?

1. stele
2. pinchbeck
3. dogwhelk
4. dementia praecox
5. hawsers
6. neap
7. flitch
8. chapbook
9. maugre
10. murengers
11. grots

Take the poll below and if you’re stumped on some of them, let’s see your best invented definitions in the comments.

How many can you define?

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March 24, 2009 4:37 pm

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