"That's a great deal to make one word mean," Alice said in a thoughtful tone. "When I make a word do a lot of work like that," said Humpty Dumpty, "I always pay it extra."

Thursday, 13 August 2009


Ilk - an unusual litle word - means type: kind of person; kind or class of people that resemble, have the same name as, behave in a manner similar to, or are of the same social status as a certain person.

"I dislike people of that ilk".

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