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Apr 17, 2001
This week's theme
Words formed by metathesis or transposing letters

This week's words
scart
prad
bort
gride
scrimmage

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prad

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prad (prad) noun

Horse.

[By metathesis from Dutch paard, horse.]

"'Just send somebody out to relieve my mate, will you, young man?' said the officer; 'he's in the gig, a-minding the prad. Have you got a coach 'us here, that you could put it up in, for five or ten minutes?'"
Charles Dickens; Oliver Twist; 1838.

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