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Word window: week twelve

We are now in week twelve of our Word Window series – in which we display an Oxford Word of the Week, culled from The Oxford English Dictionary in the windows of our NYC office on Madison between 34th and 35th street.

Last week’s word was: Big Apple. n.:

  1. Something regarded as the most significant of its kind; an object of desire or ambition.
  2. Horse Racing. The New York racing circuit, considered as the pre-eminent one.
  3. The city of New York.

In case you aren’t in NYC or didn’t get a chance to walk by the office here is what it looked like:

This week’s word is: Cruciverbalist.

Stop by the window to see its definition, or check back on the blog next week!

Featured Image Credit: ‘Shutters’, Photo by psaudio, CC0 Public Domain, via pixabay.

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