5 Matching Annotations
  1. May 2017
    1. fifty guineas

      "Named after Guinea in West Africa. A former British gold coin that was first minted in 1663 from gold imported from West Africa...It was replaced by the sovereign from 1817" (OED).

    2. Combe

      "A short valley or hollow on a hillside or coastline, especially in southern England" (OED).

    3. tea

      "Tea is what the English refer to as "dinner"" (OED).

    4. shewn

      "Old-fashioned spelling of show" (OED).

  2. Apr 2017