The obscure word of the week is calefy

look_it_up_T httpwww.clipartpal.comclipart_pdeducationdictionary_10586.htmlThis week’s obscure word is calefy – ‘to make hot’, which the writers of the original OED (a dictionary produced over a four-decade period from the 1870s) traced back to 1526.

Your challenge? Write a sentence (or two) in the comments using this word. Go on. You know you want to…

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      1. Either way it’s a calorific day! 🙂 Could do with some of that in NZ just now – it’s 13.3 degrees C right now, which is warm by comparison with where it’s been the past few weeks…

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