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RFV discussion: April 2011–February 2012[edit]

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Not in any of my dictionaries with this sense. OED has it as an optical instrument. Etymology needs moving to own secion if OK. ? SemperBlotto 13:27, 9 April 2011 (UTC)

Optical instrument is ok, you can even find pictures of it in Google Books. This sense is harder to find, could be a protologism. Asking the creator might be a good step here. --Mglovesfun (talk) 11:42, 11 April 2011 (UTC)
It's poorly worded and I'm having trouble defining it with better wording. It is rather tempting to outright delete it. --Mglovesfun (talk) 16:21, 11 April 2011 (UTC)
I can't use Special:EmailUser either . --Mglovesfun (talk) 11:33, 12 April 2011 (UTC)
RFV=failed. - -sche (discuss) 04:09, 1 February 2012 (UTC)