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Circumbendibus  n.  A roundabout or indirect way. (Jocular)

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"Circumbendibus" Quotes from Famous Books

... treatment!" said Tarmillan, sizing up his man. "Oh, it's a queer thing lockjaw! I remember when I was gold-mining in Tibet, one of our carriers who died of lockjaw had such a circumbendibus in his body that we froze him and made him the hoop of a bucket to carry our water in. You see he was a thin bit man, and ...
— The House with the Green Shutters • George Douglas Brown

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