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1899today's wwftd is... septemplicate

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  • tsuwm
    Mar 17, 2014
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      the worthless word for the day is: septemplicate

      [fr. L. septem, seven + -plicate as in duplicate]
      now rare : one of seven (exact) copies of a document

      "The above is a duplicate, or rather a sex* or
      septem-plicate of an order sent off within
      three weeks.."
      - S. T. Coleridge, letter to D. Stuart (1805)

      *read, sextuplicate