Friday, 29 June 2012

Entry: onionlight (n.)

In context: "...it stood casually checking its cuticles in the astringent fluorescence of pharmacies that took forged Talwin scrips for a hefty surcharge, in the onionlight through paper shades in the furnished rooms of strung-out nurses..."

Definition: A neologism.  I'd love to hear your best definition!

Other:

SNOOT score: 1
 
Page: 359

Source: Oxford English Dictionary   


1 comment:

  1. I'd hazard it has something to do with http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Onionskin, especially since there are paper shades involved.

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