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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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Doshlicker

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: dosh-LIK-er

Sentence: When Fifi, the doshlicker of the late Horace Marshall III, became pregnant a dadkeen scramble developed amongst the owners of the neighborhood's mutes, to "claim" their pooch's paternity of the pups.

Etymology: Blend of DOSH: an old and frequently heard slang term used to describe an amount of money, cash, moola. For example: I'm out of dosh; got no dosh; and Give me all your dosh & DISHLICKER: Australian slang for a dog.

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metrohumanx VERY original, mate! - metrohumanx, 2008-08-22: 04:47:00

we can always count on ozzie to come up with something completely original - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-22: 14:08:00

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Hareapparent

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: hay rap par ant

Sentence: Bugs was the hareapparent to Bunny's fortune. The family sat aghast as the lawyer rabbitted on....

Etymology: heir apparent hare

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Petscrow

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˈpɛtskɹoʊ/

Sentence: When her father's estate was placed in petscrow to take care of his favorite mouse for the remainder of its brief life, she thanked her stars that he hadn't left anything to his tortoise.

Etymology: From pet + escrow

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Aniquest

Created by: SunnyScribe

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Etymology: animal + bequest

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Philudicreature

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: fill-OOD-uh-cree-chur

Sentence: Joe was a wealthy mortgage broker, but his dearth of endearing qualities left him without friends, family or hares. Just before his demise, he left his estate, including stork options, to the only living thing which did not despise him - his groundchuck, Speedbump. A thorough analysis of Speedbump's petfolio revealed him to be the wealthiest PHILUDICREATURE in North America , and got him on the covers of both Forbes and People magazines as "The Financial World's Richest Rodent"- A title envied by by many Cheap Executive Officers.

Etymology: Prefix PHIL-loving : having an affinity for (late latin)+LUDICROUS: meriting derisive laughter or scorn as absurdly inept, false, or foolish + CREATURE: a lower animal; especially : a farm animal Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin creatura, from Latin creatus, past participle of creare.....thus: PHILUDICREATURE

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metrohumanx After a week of petsitting, I'm back. Now we can ALL sing along: http://www.neilinnes.org/audio/audio.htm - metrohumanx, 2008-08-22: 04:39:00

always lots of pun and games on Fridays - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-22: 15:29:00

I think Joe was a "philudicrit" - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-24: 23:53:00

metrohumanx Mister Slater's Parrot was a philidicreature- but a lovable one. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-25: 07:31:00

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Petificient

Created by: monde

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Etymology: Mashword: mashes 'pet' and 'beneficient'.

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Petrimonied

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: pet-ri-mun-eed

Sentence: The Last Will and Testament of I.M. Overdatop clearly stated that Little Chipper would be taken care of for the rest of his life. The fact that the rest of his natural life would only be about two years was not going to stop Addie Fence, the estranged daughter of the recently departed billionaire, from contesting. Addie was determined Little Chipper would not take his place among the petrimonied.

Etymology: A play on patrimony, from the Latin patri, for father, meaning the inheritance or property one receives from a father + money.

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great sentence - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-22: 14:08:00

Sure is. Addie decided that it was "Last Kill and Pestament" - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-24: 23:51:00

metrohumanx How would one dispose of "little Chipper"? no-don't say it! - metrohumanx, 2008-08-26: 06:51:00

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Inhamsterance

Created by: BSqueeze4

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Animalianaire

Created by: Syzygy

Pronunciation: animal-ian-aire

Sentence: As the sole heir, Fluffy became an animalianaire several times over.

Etymology: animal and millionaire.

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Pethetic

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: pet/thet/ic

Sentence: When Charles Ronson Daily the III wrote his will, he had written into it, what is known among normal people as the pethetic clause, which stated that his beloved animal, in this case his dog Alphonse, would inherit his entire billion dollar corporation.

Etymology: pet + pathetic

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You hit the right sentiment with that one. - Scrumpy, 2007-09-21: 08:03:00

good one! - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-21: 09:48:00

It's one of my pethates, too. After all, eventually, everything goes to the dogs. - OZZIEBOB, 2007-09-22: 07:04:00

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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