a dish consisting of Welsh rabbit topped with a poached egg.
What’s The Difference Between “Discreet” And “Discrete”?This is another pair of homophones (words that sound alike but are different in meaning, spelling, or both) that can be very confusing. Discreet means that someone is showing respect and being reserved in their behavior or speech. Discrete means something quite different: “distinct, separate, unrelated.” Both words derive from the same Latin word discretus meaning “separated.” Until the 1700s, these words were each spelled …
Origin of golden buck
An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900
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