Monday, November 19, 2007

Word of The Day: Verjuice

verjuice (VUHR-joos) adjective

Sour in temper.

[From French verjus, from vert (green) + jus (juice).]

-Anu Garg (words at

"Then, leaning forward with a most verjuice expression on his pale face,
he said, `Give that gentleman half a minute to get out of the way.'"
Charlotte Brontë; Tales of Angria; 1834.

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