Word of the Day: POWFAGGED

– from pow, variant of poll (the top of the head) + fagged (extremely tired)

“…Ther’s some sort o’ rumption gooin on ‘ith country, no deawt, an’ wi’st be gettin lurked, or lawmt, or powfagged some road, so let’s turn back while us booan are whul…”

From: Tales and Sketches of Lancashire Life
By Benjamin Brierley, 1862

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