Talk:abliguration

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The word 'abliguration' does not exist.

The nearest is 'abligurition' (see the Oxford English Dictionary)

I'm new to Wiki so I don't know how to go about removing this entry - can someone help? —This unsigned comment was added by Icynorth (talkcontribs) at 12-01-09.

Well it might exist. You can put {{rfv}} on the entry and click on the plus sign next to edit, and then some editors will try to find evidence that it exists. I might have a quick look now myself. Mglovesfun (talk) 11:10, 1 December 2009 (UTC)
It does exist. I'm adding some quotations now. -- ALGRIF talk 11:11, 1 December 2009 (UTC)

Your 'quotation' looks to me like a simple misspelling/misquotation - not surprising when sites like Wiktionary persist in promoting the wrong word. I despair when I think that people use sites like this for serious research.

I'll say it one final time. The word is spelled 'abligurition', and it is with that spelling that it is recorded in the Oxford English Dictionary. Persist with your misspelling if it suits you and Wiktionary to do so.

Abligurition and abliguration are 2 separate words. The first means 'to spend in luxurious indulgence', while the second means 'extravagance in cooking and serving'. I think people mix these up because abliguration is pretty archaic. -- Negative Twoth

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See Talk:abliguration. I find seven Google Book hits, a couple of which have no summaries, and two of which seems to mention the term, not use it. But then, there are a LOT of books that Google doesn't have scanned. Good luck! Mglovesfun (talk) 11:13, 1 December 2009 (UTC)

I put in a quote from the Cupboard Love: A Dictionary of Culinary Curiosities, but reading the whole page, it might well be that "abliguration" is a misspelling of abligurition. Needs more research. One of the problems is the obsolete label. -- ALGRIF talk 11:36, 1 December 2009 (UTC)
This is almost certainly a misspelling of abligurition. If it is attestable, I suggest making it into a misspelling-of entry and then adding the usage note “This term is occasionally misspelt as *abliguration.” to abligurition. BTW Algrif, your quotation is a mentioning, not a use.  (u):Raifʻhār (t):Doremítzwr﴿ 00:55, 2 December 2009 (UTC)

RFV failed, entry deleted. —RuakhTALK 02:32, 1 March 2010 (UTC)