Meaning of Liff: HADZOR to HASELBURY PLUCKNETT
(Liff words collected: 550)
HADZOR : (n.) A sharp instrument placed in the washing-up bowl which makes it easier to cut yourself.
HAGNABY : (n.) Someone who looked a lot more attractive in the disco than they do in your bed the next morning.
HALCRO : (n.) An adhesive fibrous cloth used to hold babies' clothes together. Thousands of tiny pieces of jam 'hook' on to thousands of tiny-pieces of dribble, enabling the cloth to become 'sticky'.
HALIFAX : (n.) The green synthetic astroturf on which greengrocers display their vegetables.
HAMBLEDON : (n.) The sound of a single-engined aircraft flying by, heard whilst lying in a summer field in England, which somehow concentrates the silence and sense of space and timelessness and leaves one with a profound feeling of something or other.
HAPPLE : (vb.) To annoy people by finishing their sentences for them and then telling them what they really meant to say.
HARBLEDOWN : (vb.) To manoeuvre a double mattress down a winding staircase.
HARBOTTLE : (n.) A particular kind of fly which lives inside double glazing.
HARPENDEN : (n.) The coda to a phone conversion, consisting of about eight exchanges, by which people try gracefully to get off the line.
HASELBURY PLUCKNETT : (n.) A mechanical device for cleaning combs invented during the industrial revolution at the same time as Arkwright's Spinning Jenny, but which didn't catch on in the same way.
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