The most recent quotation listed by the OED is from 1817. And a Google search turns up only instances of the Latin word and definitions and quotations. I can't find a recent original use. And yet, the word is not listed as obsolete, rare or archaic. Odd, neh? It's another word that ought to get … Continue reading I have never seen this word.
This word is too ridiculous-looking to pass up.absquatulate, v.[A factitious word, simulating a L. form (cf. abscond, gratulate) of American origin, and jocular use.]To make off, decamp.
This isn't a word post, per se, it's more of a bonus regarding something I noticed while reading. The OED has 25 words on "absorb" and it's variants and related words. That's all.