Ambridge Reporter Shorter English Dictionary


#121

'Literal Violence ': seal clubbing, etc.


#122

Dapper: a shoehorn for plimsolls


#123

Singular: just the one lonely little household god.


#124

horse-drawn About as good as Leonard-drawn


#125

Prestwich: the aftermath of an incident involving one of the heavier grimoires


#126

Relativism: a wholly understandable set of prejudices, none illegal at the time of going to press

Moral Relativism: a more specific aversion to the born-again (once would have been too often, let’s face it) branch of one’s family


#127

En dehors (Fr) adj 1 of equestrianism
2 of activities undertaken in a brothel


#128

En retard (Fr) adj: Go on, I dares you!


#129

Isn’t that Hank’s name?


#130

only when it is weary


#131

Or awaiting feathering


#132

Adlestrop: 1 peevishness and snit deployed to mask vagueness, confusion or incompetence
2 that blackbird is getting on my nerves


#133

Love philtre: a defective prophylactic


#134

a machine for determining the nature of someone’s affections on a scale of one to ten.


#135

Conurbation: an activity which the later Helen/Rob The Archers scripts, Handsome Brute, etc are no doubt aids to.


#136

Something to do with an election?


#137

There are Wards for your sort, I believe.


#138

That damned speech impediment again.


#139

Wyandotte: punctuation puzzles poutry


#140

Cock-up n The moment immediately before cock-crow