Wondrous Words #221
1. holland: The old oak table was still where it had always been, opposite the door, the umbrella stand beside it. Both were draped with holland covers.
Holland is a kind of smooth, hard-wearing linen, used primarily for window blinds and furniture coverings.
2. waggery: ” . . . his son, who was always the best at whatever sport was being played, and always at the forefront of any waggery that was brewing . . . ”
Waggery is an archaic noun meaning waggish behavior. Waggish means humorous in a playful, mischievous, or facetious manner.
Wondrous Words Wednesday was created by Kathy at Bermuda Onion.