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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words, lacking English entries in the English Wiktionary as of the most recent database dump, found in the 2009-02-01 issue of the Toronto Star (2009-02-01).

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46477 tokens ‧ 34315 valid lowercase tokens ‧ 6121 types ‧ 23 (~ 0.376%) words before cleaning ‧ 


  1. burbee
    • 2009, Kenneth Kidd, The unlikely lexical countdown to a million[1]:
      It's called "burbee" in Toronto's east end, "french" in parts of East York, and "wall ball" in other areas of the city.
  2. mauzy
    • 2009, Kenneth Kidd, The unlikely lexical countdown to a million[2]:
      Of course, if the weather is mauzy (damp and misty in Newfoundland), you might want to pull on your Cowichan sweater (made from homespun, un-dyed wool in B.C.) and fill up on some Digby chicken (dried or cured herring in the Maritimes).
  3. mineowner
    • 2009, Lynda Hurst, A cure for depression? Try funny money[3]:
      Then the mineowner heard about "Wara stamp scrip," an idea proposed years earlier by economic theorist Silvio Gesell.
  4. snye *
    • 2009, Kenneth Kidd, The unlikely lexical countdown to a million[4]:
      Then there are all the regional expressions, such as Newfoundland's ballicatter (ice formed by water spray), Eastern Ontario's snye (a side channel that bypasses rapids to form an island) or English Quebec's subvention (subsidy, borrowed from Quebec French).