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Photographic Friday: clinker

1clinker \ˈkliŋ-kər\ noun

a brick that has been burned too much in the kiln stony matter fused together; slag

ETYMOLOGY: alteration of earlier klincard, a hard yellowish Dutch brick [1641]

2clinker \ˈkliŋ-kər\ noun

British: something first-rate a: a wrong note; b: a serious mistake or error; boner; c: an utter failure; flop; . . . → Read More: Photographic Friday: clinker

Photographic Friday: shack

shack \’shak\ noun

hut; shanty a room or similar enclosed structure for a particular person or use <a guard shack>

ETYMOLOGY: probably back-formation from English dialect shackly rickety [1878]

Love Shack from Flickr user ecstaticist

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