DAUGHTERS OF ROME by Kate Quinn
turbot - "Sea urchins and turbot, is it Ostentatious?" Tullia's voice again, hectoring the steward. (p. 125)
turbo: a European flatfish, Psetta maxima, having a diamond-shaped body: valued as a food fish.
THE MAPPING OF LOVE AND DEATH by Jacqueline Winspear
syllabub - "Sutton had picked up a spoon and was holding it above the syllabub served for the pudding course." (p. 98)
syllabub: a dessert of beaten cream that is thickened with gelatin, sweetened, and flavored with wine or liquor.
cosh - "Multiple wounds to the skull, you usual blunt object wound -- might have been a cosh, a poker, you name it." (p. 143)
cosh: a blackjack; bludgeon.
What new words did you discover this week?