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1. Dossal: A hanging cloth behind an altar or round a chancel

Eg. The suspended dossal had ornate embroidery in gold and red.

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2. Fatling: A young fatted calf

Eg. The two fatlings fetched a good price at the animal fair.

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3. Pyrope: A deep red variety of garnet

Eg. The Duchess wore an exquisite pyrope necklace that matched her deep red dress.

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4. Splotch: Splodge + Botch

Eg. The teacher noticed the splotch of paint on the wall and looked at the students in disapproval.

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5. Zonda: A hot, dusty north wind in Argentina

Eg. Zonda winds are common in Argentina.

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