Words! I’ve got words today! These come from Horns by Joe Hill. This was a scary one – look for my review later this week.
1. Brumate: Hibernate; lie dormant
“Go brumate somewhere!” he shouted.
2. Phylactery: either of two small leather cases containing texts from the Hebrew Scriptures (known collectively as tefillin); traditionally worn (on the forehead and the left arm) by Jewish men during morning prayer
“Hebrew,” Ig said. “It’s from a phylactery.”
3. Midden: a dump for domestic waste
“Terry didn’t fight this time but turned and ran, through the tall grass, back toward the midden heap.”
So, what new words did YOU learn this week?