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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words found in the 2009-03-14 issue of The Guardian which did not have English entries in the English Wiktionary when this list was created.

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  1. armpieces
    • 2009 March 14, Hadley Freeman, “Four fashion capitals, and a tale of two pairs of cities”, The Guardian:
      While there were flashes of commerciality in London, particularly from the great white hope Christopher Kane, the majority showed off their more artistic mindsets, such as Giles Deacon, whose show included studded stiff leather skirts and giant fur armpieces.
  2. belltower
  3. bloodthirst
    • 2009 March 14, Bethany McLean, “If only there were a Madoff to blame for the meltdown”, The Guardian:
      I say that because he provides a target for our bloodthirst, our search for someone who can be held responsible for the overnight evaporation of what was supposed to be billions of dollars in wealth.
  4. bovvered
    • 2009 March 14, Ben Dowell and Martin Wainwright, “Red faces for Radio 4 and a wind-up by Philharmonic”, The Guardian:
      The last one two years ago raised a record £67m, with memorable telethon events including a sketch in which Tony Blair told Catherine Tate he wasn't "bovvered".
  5. cabbing
    • 2009 March 14, Esther Addley, “Sordid life of 'Terry the Minder' which led to taxi rapes”, The Guardian:
      Five years into his cabbing life, Worboys was prescribed a heavy sedative, which he continued to stockpile for six years as part of a rape kit that would knock his victims out and leave them with little or no memory of what had happened, thereby making it all the more difficult for the police to investigate his crimes.
  6. clocktower
    • 2009 March 14, Stephen Bates, “For sale: the rural idyll that time forgot”, The Guardian:
      Reaching the top of the hill, the first sight coming into view is a clocktower on an old coach house, permanently set at five minutes past five: but the question is, which decade?
  7. deprioritised
  8. grandmammy
    • 2009 March 14, “Laugh at Comic Relief? Yes. Cringe? Surprisingly, no”, The Guardian:
      There is (so far - the paper goes to bed long before the Comic Relief team do) perhaps nothing this year that will stand alongside such classic moments as Tony Blair's sketch with Catherine Tate in 2007 or - the grandmammy of them all, Dawn French in Liz Hurley's safety pin dress kissing Hugh Grant way back in 1995, but there are some choice cuts nevertheless.
  9. headrushing
    • 2009 March 14, Dave Simpson, “Doves”, The Guardian:
      There Goes the Fear must be the most headrushing, euphoric song ever written about paranoia, terror and mid-life crisis.
  10. incarcerator
  11. krautrock
    • 2009 March 14, Dave Simpson, “Doves”, The Guardian:
      Once again, the trio have refused to bow down, instead pouring it all into the music, which touches everything from krautrock to New Order to northern soul, and asks the big questions.
  12. ladyfriends
    • 2009 March 14, Zoe Williams, “This week”, The Guardian:
      And none of his ladyfriends said, "Really?
  13. livelyhood
    • 2009 March 14, Esther Addley, “Sordid life of 'Terry the Minder' which led to taxi rapes”, The Guardian:
      She sexually assaulted me (I have been told in the past by so many people that I am too nice and I should not have tried to protect her but seeing her my livelyhood could be ruined through her I have to tell you that she sexually assaulted me)."
  14. minicabs
    • 2009 March 14, Lisa Longstaff, “The rapists' best friend”, The Guardian:
      Instead of justice we get "public information campaigns" , advising women to avoid unlicensed minicabs and watch our drinks.
  15. offcuts
    • 2009 March 14, “Laugh at Comic Relief? Yes. Cringe? Surprisingly, no”, The Guardian:
      The Saturdays - a band made up of the offcuts from the Girls Aloud factory - scrape through a rendition of this year's Comic Relief single, Just Can't Get Enough (oh, but my dears, you can), and then we're off.
  16. rioja
    • 2009 March 14, Elisabeth Mahoney, “Cobbo”, The Guardian:
      Annie, a thirty-something lonely librarian, falls in love with a swan, who not only talks and visits her flat but guzzles rioja and eats chicken fajitas.
  17. shoefiti
    • 2009 March 14, Jon Henley, “The size nine revolution”, The Guardian:
      There's also the far more recent practice of "shoefiti", a contraction of shoe and graffiti, in which shoes whose laces have been tied together are flung so they hang from power lines.
  18. starchwort
    • 2009 March 14, Graham Long, “Country diary: New Forest”, The Guardian:
      Though very damaging to those handling them, the treated tubers produced fine quality starch, the best coming from nearby Portland on the Dorset coast, where the plant was known as starchwort.
  19. streetfighter
    • 2009 March 14, Owen Bowcott, “Hardliners vent their fury at Martin McGuinness”, The Guardian:
      He began as a trainee butcher, dodged British army bullets while a Bogside streetfighter, led the IRA into power-sharing governments and now travels the world as a peacemaker.
  20. trawlerman
    • 2009 March 14, Richard Williams, “Make Max PM, and forgive Fred”, The Guardian:
      Together, the son of a Suffolk trawlerman and the Oxford-educated barrister established a template for the commercial exploitation of modern sport.


  1. spag