Word of the Day: DOCTILOQUOUS

– from Latin doctiloquus (learnedly-speaking)

“…Most prudent,
Most grave,
Most scientific Jordan,
the most religious admirer of,
Your very high Doctiloquous Sapience

From: Posthumous Works of Frederic II, King of Prussia, Vol. IX,
Correspondence. Letters Between Frederic II and M. Jordan
Translated From the French By Thomas Holcroft, 1789
Letter LIV, From the King, The Camp of Molwitz, May 13, 1741

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