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DEFINITION: n., An animal, usually a much loved pet, whose dead and departed owner has bequeathed a huge sum of money solely for its comfort and care. v. To leave part or all of an estate to a pet animal.

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Petrimonied

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: pet-ri-mun-eed

Sentence: The Last Will and Testament of I.M. Overdatop clearly stated that Little Chipper would be taken care of for the rest of his life. The fact that the rest of his natural life would only be about two years was not going to stop Addie Fence, the estranged daughter of the recently departed billionaire, from contesting. Addie was determined Little Chipper would not take his place among the petrimonied.

Etymology: A play on patrimony, from the Latin patri, for father, meaning the inheritance or property one receives from a father + money.

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COMMENTS:

great sentence - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-22: 14:08:00

Sure is. Addie decided that it was "Last Kill and Pestament" - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-24: 23:51:00

metrohumanx How would one dispose of "little Chipper"? no-don't say it! - metrohumanx, 2008-08-26: 06:51:00

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Inhairitor

Created by: lynne61

Pronunciation: in-hair-i-tor

Sentence: When Fluffy was named the inhairitor of Grandpappy's estate, the family swore to fight the inhairitance of beaucoup bucks!

Etymology: inheritance + hair (hairy critter)

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Pestament

MrDave2176

Created by: MrDave2176

Pronunciation: PEST-a-ment

Sentence: Marvin's last will and pestament provided for the care of his aging cat Lola until she died or she had to be put down due to complications. Lola was buried by Marvin's relatives the week following his funeral. Poor thing, at least she didn't suffer.

Etymology: Pets/pests + testment (as in last will and...)

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Heirhare

gazissax

Created by: gazissax

Pronunciation: "air-hare"

Sentence: I am suing Grandpa's heirhare for my fair share of the estate.

Etymology: heir -- one who inherits hare - rabbit, bunny, common household pet

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Inhareit

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: in herr it

Sentence: When Old Man Jack R. Abbott finally departed, he left all his large estate to his 2 pet rabbits, Miss Scarlett O'Hare and Rabbit Redford. Jack's daughter, Carolina Harera, was shocked that these two bunnies would inhareit instead of her. She really didn't want to give up her twenty-carrot diamond ring habit...

Etymology: Inherit (obtain from someone after their death) & Hare (swift timid long-eared mammal larger than a rabbit)

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DrWebsterIII Good stories Nosila - DrWebsterIII, 2012-10-24: 03:05:00

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Animalianaire

Created by: Syzygy

Pronunciation: animal-ian-aire

Sentence: As the sole heir, Fluffy became an animalianaire several times over.

Etymology: animal and millionaire.

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Kibbillionaire

Created by: gillilandj

Pronunciation: ka-billion-air

Sentence: When Bill Gates dies his dog MacIntosh will become a kibbillionaire many times over.

Etymology: From kibble plus billionaire

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Kibbles and bytes, kibbles and bytes, I'm gonna get me some kibbles and bytes. Got a kick out of this word. - ScrabbledEgg, 2007-09-23: 00:29:00

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Dispetsation

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: dis-pet-say-shun

Sentence: All the years of enduring his master's baby-talk and bad breath paid off when Fluffy found out he was left a generous dispetsation.

Etymology: dispensation, pet

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COMMENTS:

funny - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-21: 12:23:00

love it! - Syzygy, 2007-09-21: 23:10:00

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Petheir

Created by: yifan

Pronunciation: pe-th-ea

Sentence: the petheir was taken good care of after his master passed away

Etymology: pet+heir

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my very first word here. - yifan, 2008-08-23: 17:41:00

welcome! - galwaywegian, 2008-08-24: 15:15:00

Aye! Aye! Veryclear and effective - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-24: 23:48:00

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Fidough

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: fīdō

Sentence: Once the old lady kicked the bucket her beloved pooch was rolling in fidough.

Etymology: fido (a generic name for a pet dog)+ dough (money)

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Doh! - Nosila, 2010-01-19: 17:42:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-09-21: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by OZZIEBOB. Thank you OZZIEBOB! ~ James

ErWenn - 2007-09-22: 16:44:00
Lots of obvious ways to go today...I think today's winner will likely be the one who got here first.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-01-19: 00:09:00
Today's definition was suggested by OZZIEBOB . Thank you OZZIEBOB . ~ James

DrWebsterIII DrWebsterIII - 2012-10-24: 01:31:00
GENIUS!!! (how'd I miss it)

hyperborean hyperborean - 2012-10-24: 14:26:00
Yesterday and today's definitions are giving me deja vu. Haven't we done these once before?

DrWebsterIII DrWebsterIII - 2012-10-25: 00:34:00
maybe we have to branch out and come up with definitions

DrWebsterIII DrWebsterIII - 2012-10-25: 15:57:00
EVERYONE HAD A GREAT WORD!!! but i'm giving Sethyll the crown today