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elevenses (i-LEV-uhn-ziz) noun

A midmorning break for refreshments taken between breakfast and lunch,
usually around 11am.

[Double plural of eleven, perhaps as ellipsis of eleven hours
(eleven o'clock).]

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memeslayer
Mar. 15th, 2005 02:29 pm (UTC)
I see you too get A Word A Day. :)
patronus01
Mar. 16th, 2005 01:51 am (UTC)
Hobbits eat elevenses! Haha, now I'm positive that I have a one track mind! ;-)
tenthz
Mar. 16th, 2005 02:27 am (UTC)
That's exactly what I thought! I was glad to know it's a real word. :-)
patronus01
Mar. 16th, 2005 01:50 pm (UTC)
And I'm glad to know I wasn't the only one who thought of hobbits! haha.
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