Good morning, folks!
I’ve been away for a while, after all, it was Labour Day for me as well, but today I’m catching up …
This was A.W.A.D. selection for yesterday:
noun: 2. A school of whales. 3. A social visit, especially between whalers or ship crews.
verb tr., intr.: 4. To hold such a visit; to spend time talking.
For 2-4: Perhaps a dialectal variant of game. Earliest documented use: 1850.
Celebrities and Their Insured Body Parts; Calgary Sun (Canada); Nov 3, 2009.
Art Maier; Adventure Afloat; The Washington Post; Feb 6, 1994.
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