Monday, October 11, 2010

word of the day :: atomy


–noun, Plural -mies.
1. an atom; mote.
2. a small creature; pygmy.
1585-95; sing. use of L atomī,  pl. of atomus atom

"Eyes that are the frail'st and softest things,
Who shut their coward gates on atomies."
:: William Shakespeare ::
Phebe in As You Like It

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