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DEFINITION: n., An animal, usually a much loved pet, whose dead and departed owner has bequeathed a huge sum of money solely for its comfort and care. v. To leave part or all of an estate to a pet animal.

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Gerbwill

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: jerb wil

Sentence: In his last Gerbwill and Testament, Old Man Lemming left all the money he had squirrelled away to his pets, all of whom were rodents and made Bill the Gerbil his executor. His daughter, Peggy Lemming, thought this was an oddicile and hired a lawyer to contest it. The lawyer interrogated all the heirs, including the rat and the mouse, who both squealed. As he suspected, the rodents had hamstered the Old Man's meds, so that he got confused and rewrote the new gerbwill. Peggy got her revenge on the rodents when she used her inheritance to buy several large cats for the mansion.

Etymology: Gerbil (pet rodent) & Will (a legal document declaring a person's wishes regarding the disposal of their property when they die)

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Heirhare

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Created by: gazissax

Pronunciation: "air-hare"

Sentence: I am suing Grandpa's heirhare for my fair share of the estate.

Etymology: heir -- one who inherits hare - rabbit, bunny, common household pet

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Inharetance

Created by: skeeterzirra

Pronunciation: in hare eh tans

Sentence: Elmer Fudd left a large inharetanse of his carrot patch farm to Bugs Bunny.

Etymology: inherit and hare

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Thoroughbread

Created by: phonematode

Pronunciation: thur-oh-bred

Sentence: Sheba was a thoroughbread. Her late owner had thoroughly breaded her with the whole of his considerable estate.

Etymology: thoroughbred + bread, as in dough, as in moolah

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Petperpetuate

Created by: ScrabbledEgg

Pronunciation: verb: peht-purr-PEHT-choo-ayt noun: peht-purr-PEHT-choo-it

Sentence: She petperpetuated her estate to Princess, her beloved shaggy dog. And now the petperpetuate spends her days lying on the floor next to the fireplace.... as an area rug.

Etymology: pet + perpetuate (to preserve from extinction or oblivion, as in to perpetuate one's name)

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COMMENTS:

Hope a a rich bitch didn't make a bitch rich? - OZZIEBOB, 2007-09-22: 07:31:00

She'll never tell. She's all bite and no bark. - ScrabbledEgg, 2007-09-23: 00:43:00

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Confur

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: con/fur

Sentence: It was Edna's last wish to confur all her estate to her much beloved rabbit, who became her sole haresse.

Etymology: confer (bestow) + fur

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COMMENTS:

With that kind of money that rabbit got a lot of tail. - Scrumpy, 2007-09-21: 08:01:00

He cot on to that early in life and had many hare raising adventures - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-21: 10:15:00

With that kind of money there wouldn't be any shortage of confurdantes! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-09-22: 06:54:00

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Petafactor

Created by: gabngar

Pronunciation: Pet-Uh-fak-tur

Sentence: The rich widow decided that her dog would be her petafactor.

Etymology: Pet+benefactor

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Hamsterdamper

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: ham/stir/dam/pur

Sentence: The hamsterdamper foiled his plans to put his father's eclectic Dutch pipe collection on ebay.

Etymology: hamster + damper + Amsterdam

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COMMENTS:

Just as a well, might ended in a dutch auction? - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-24: 23:39:00

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Welanim

Created by: Sarahbarah

Pronunciation: Well-ah-nim

Sentence: My friends fish was known as a welanim after she died because she left over 3,000,000 dollars for his care.

Etymology: Wel-Comes from "wealthy", refferning to large amount of mon anim-comes from "animal", pets are all animals

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Peteficiary

Created by: apathy42

Pronunciation: pet-a-fish-ee-airy

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Etymology: Pet and beneficiary

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COMMENTS:

Glad I didn't go with this version! - Osomatic, 2007-09-23: 20:41:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-09-21: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by OZZIEBOB. Thank you OZZIEBOB! ~ James

ErWenn - 2007-09-22: 16:44:00
Lots of obvious ways to go today...I think today's winner will likely be the one who got here first.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-01-19: 00:09:00
Today's definition was suggested by OZZIEBOB . Thank you OZZIEBOB . ~ James

DrWebsterIII DrWebsterIII - 2012-10-24: 01:31:00
GENIUS!!! (how'd I miss it)

hyperborean hyperborean - 2012-10-24: 14:26:00
Yesterday and today's definitions are giving me deja vu. Haven't we done these once before?

DrWebsterIII DrWebsterIII - 2012-10-25: 00:34:00
maybe we have to branch out and come up with definitions

DrWebsterIII DrWebsterIII - 2012-10-25: 15:57:00
EVERYONE HAD A GREAT WORD!!! but i'm giving Sethyll the crown today