GigglePEDIA Every generation creates its own terms as a way of expressing themselves or the times they live in. So, as our world changes, words come and go. Below are some words that have either been lost in time, or are very seldom used. They all look and sound a bit weird, which also makes them fun!

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Glossary T  Tegestology:  The collecting of beer mats.

 Tellurian:  Adjective meaning "of or inhabiting the earth." From Latin word meaning "the earth" this is often used in science fiction.

 Telmatology:  The study of peat bogs.

 Temulent:  Adjective meaning drunken or intoxicating.

 Terpsichorean:  Relating to dancing.

 Testudineous:  To be as slow as a tortoise.

 Thelytokous:  Adjective meaning producing only female offspring.

 Theopneust:  Adjective meaning divinely inspired.

 Therblig:  Pertaining to the study of time and motion, this is any task that can be analyzed.

 Thixotropy:  The property of certain gels becoming liquid when agitated and turning into a gel again when allowed to stand still.

 Tilly-vally!:  An expession that means nonsense.

 Thwarterous:  Adjective meaning twisted or gnarled.

 Tierce:  The third part of a thing or group of people. The 3rd of 7 canonical hours. It is also a band of soldiers. A flask of wine.

 Tmesis:  The separation of the parts of a compound word by the interposition of another word or words. Example: Rather than saying the word hodgepodge, one says "hodge and podge."

 Torschlusspanik:  (German word) means a sense of panic brought on by the feeling that life is passing you by. Today this is called a "mid life crisis."

 Tracasserie:  A state of annoyance or petty quarrel.

 Tractatrix:  A female shampooer.

 Tragematopolist:  A seller of candy.

 Tralatitious:  Means traditional; handed down from generation to generation.

 Transmundane:  Spiritual; Something that extends into the spiritual world or exists there. Not earthly.

 Trencherman:  A hearty eater.

 Tripotage:  Pawing, handling or fingering people.

 Tripudant:  Dancing (usually triumphantly).

 Tristichous:  Arranged in three rows or ranks. A /tristich/ is a group of 3 lines of poetry or a stanza of 3 lines. A /distich/ is a couplet.

 Troke:  To fail; unable to do something; or, to deceive.

 Tropism:  The turning or bending (via growth) of an organism in response to an external stimuli.

 Tropology:  The use of metaphors in writing or speaking. To tropologize is to use it as a metaphor such as "He is the Nixon of politics."

 Truandal:  Beggars or camp followers; hobos.

 Trypall:  Tall, lanky, slovenly person.

 Turveydrop:  A person who pretends to be a perfect model of deportment; or he really is one!

 Tutoyant:  Affectionate; Intimate.

 Twitter-light:  Twilight (Obsolete)

 Typocrat:  One who rules by controlling the press.

 Tyrotoxism:  To be poised by cheese.

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