Many readers of these pages are familiar with Mrs. Byrne's Dictionary, a delightful collection of "unusual, obscure, and preposterous words." The above definition shows that Mrs. Byrne recognized a felicitous Word Ways contribution when she came across it. I would like to now return the favor by giving here a portion of my personal list of evocative, illuminating, and just downright bizarre words.
"A Lode For Logastelli,"
Word Ways: Vol. 21
, Article 3.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol21/iss4/3