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Agraffe

The wired cage that holds the cork in a bottle of champagne.

Eg. Removing the agraffe and cork of a wine bottle is an art in itself.

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Agoraphobia

An abnormal fear of open spaces or public spaces

Eg. The teenager went for counseling as he suffered from agoraphobia.

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Hispide

Rough with bristles; shaggy

Eg. The porcupine is a hispide and can shoot its quills.

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Posset

A drink made with hot milk curdled with ale or wine, etc. flavoured with spices and formerly used as a remedy for colds, etc.

Eg. A glass of posset was all she needed to settle her stuffy nose and cold.

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Sendal

A variety of thin, rich silk material

Eg. The wedding gown of white sendal and lace made the bride look ethereal.