Pronounced: lorn, adj

Notes: A good word to know!

Yesterday’s word

A wen is

  • a benign tumor of the skin
  • a large overcrowded city
First usage

Very old; it goes back to the year 1000.

Background / Comments

It comes from the Old English word wen (tumor, wart). This is the same source for the word ‘wound’.

Published by Richard

Christian, lover-of-knowledge, Texan, and other things.

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