Wondrous Words Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Kathy aka Bermuda Onion where we share new (to us) words that we’ve encountered in our reading. Feel free to join in the fun.
THE MISCHIEF OF THE MISTLETOE: A PINK CARNATION by Lauren Willig
escritoire - Turnip's eyes strayed tot he escritoire in the corner, supplied with paper, pens, and ink. (p. 142)
escritoire: writing desk
moues- The country squires, in their old-fashioned wigs and buckled shoes, looked askance at the pinks of the ton, with their elaborate cravats and painfully high shirt points, while the London matrons made moues at the heavy, full-skirted brocades and long curls of the country set. (p. 260)
moues: pouting grimace
What new words did you discover this week?