Wednesday, 22 February 2012

Entry: locomotival (adj.)

In context: "The noise of the herd [feral hamsters, if you're curious - JM] is tornadic, locomotival."

Definition: From locomotive (adj.): Of or pertaining to travel, or movement from one locality or country to another.

Other: The first locomotive was built in 1804, though a commercially-successful version wasn't around until 1812 - says Wikipedia.

SNOOT score: 1

Page: 93
Source: Oxford English Dictionary and Wikipedia

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