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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 2009-08-06 issue of the Toronto Star (2009-08-22).

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56792 tokens ‧ 41676 valid lowercase tokens ‧ 6888 types ‧ 13 (~ 0.189%) words before cleaning ‧ 


  1. attan *
    • 2009, Rosie DiManno, Off to Taliban Town, on a road where things go boom[1]:
      Alongside the event tent, young men provide warm-up entertainment, performing the attan, Afghanistan's national dance: two-step this way, two-step that way, pivot and clap, to the accompaniment of drums, not exactly A Chorus Line.
  2. megabomb
    • 2009, Showgirls writer Joe Eszterhas finds religion[2]:
      The writer, whose credits include the sexually explicit megabomb Showgirls, plans an original screenplay on the Virgin of Guadalupe, an icon of the Virgin Mary that supposedly appeared to a Mexican peasant in the 16th century.
  3. neckbiting
    • 2009, Rob Salem, Melrose remake, CW at its best[3]:
      The Vampire Diaries, I guess, an obvious attempt to jump on the neckbiting bandwagon of the existing hits Twilight and True Blood.