Tuesday, 1 January 2013

Entry: oubliette (n.)

In context: "...lit a gasper and apparently smoked it and pout it out all in his sleep, down in bed in his Staff oubliette in the basement."

Definition: A secret dungeon with access only through a trapdoor in its ceiling. Now chiefly in extended use.

Other: Best wishes for a happy and healthy new year to all readers!

SNOOT score: 1

Page: 1045

Source: Oxford English Dictionary

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