Word of the Day: OB-AND-SOLLER

ETYMOLOGY
 from ob and sol (scholastic disputation, subtle debate – shortened from objection) + -er 

EXAMPLE
“…Where Hinderson, and th’ other Masses,
Were sent to cap Texts, and put Cases:
To pass for Deep and Learned Scholars;
Although but Paltry, Ob-and-Sollers:
As if th’ unseasonable Fools
Had been a Cursing in the Schools
…”

From: Hudibras. The third and last part,
By Samuel Butler, 1678

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