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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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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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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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Petagreed

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: pet a greed

Sentence: When wealthy Sir Hamilton Guinness expired, he left his entire estate to PETA, the organization he knew would look after his pet hamster, Heiry. Not only was this hurtful to his daughter Peta, but confusing also, because she was sure he meant her in his will. Her pedigree was not petagreed and so a legal battle ensued. It took the lawyers over 5 years to reach a settlement. The only trouble was that Heiry, like most hamsters only had a lifespan of three years. However, he did have the biggest hamster funeral ever...it is listed in the Guinness Book of Records!

Etymology: Peta (Militant Animal Rights Group-People for Ethical Treatment of Animals)& Greed (one of the 7 deadly sins;reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth) & play on Pedigreed (having a list of ancestors as proof of being a purebred animal) & Pet Agreed (animal that goes along with the decision)

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Inhareit

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: in herr it

Sentence: When Old Man Jack R. Abbott finally departed, he left all his large estate to his 2 pet rabbits, Miss Scarlett O'Hare and Rabbit Redford. Jack's daughter, Carolina Harera, was shocked that these two bunnies would inhareit instead of her. She really didn't want to give up her twenty-carrot diamond ring habit...

Etymology: Inherit (obtain from someone after their death) & Hare (swift timid long-eared mammal larger than a rabbit)

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DrWebsterIII Good stories Nosila - DrWebsterIII, 2012-10-24: 03:05:00

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Bestiacope

Created by: LadyPepper

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Etymology: From the Latin "bestia" meaning animal and the "copia" meaning supply

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Kittykitty

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: kit-ee-kit-ee

Sentence: After far too many years of kissing that old man's disgusting, wrinkled face, Muffy felt that she had truly earned the right to be a kittykitty. After all his children were too busy spending money to visit and rarely remembered his birthday.

Etymology: kitty (a pool of money) kitty (a cat)

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Kitty, kitty, hare, heir - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-24: 23:46:00

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Petheir

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: pet-(h)air

Sentence: Fluffy, Uncle Bob's petheir apparent, shed on everyone and everything. Lying in his coffin, Uncle Bob even had the silky white strands statically clinging onto his trousers. Dear Uncle Bob got to take some of his beloved Fluffy with him and, according to his will, the rest was left to us to clean after the little furball as long as he lived. After the reading of the will, Fluffy decided to spend the remainder of his life in Uncle Bob's mansion in Hawaii so we had to move there. After all, it was what Uncle Bob wanted.

Etymology: wordplay on pet hair: lovely decorative bits of fur that cling to pants, skirts, walls, pots, pans, food, etc....pet: animal kept for amusement or companionship + heir: one who inherits an estate through a will

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petheirlarious - Nosila, 2010-01-19: 17:41:00

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Kittyboodled

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Kit-ee-boo-del-d

Sentence: Martha was so fond of her nine cats that when she passed away she kittyboodled the whole of her estate to them, leaving a large amount of money for their care until it was their turn to join her in paradise. Much to her uncaring family's disgust, they ended up with nothing.

Etymology: Kitty(a fund of money, also a pet name for a cat) + Boodle(money) ORIGIN from Dutch boedel, boel, 'possessions = Kittyboodled

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great blend Tjayzz - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-22: 14:07:00

On reflection: lovely. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-24: 23:45:00

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Parrotrimony

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: pair/ott/tri/moany

Sentence: Since parrots often long outlive their owners, Polly was provided for with a generous parrotrimony.

Etymology: parrot + patrimony (property inherited from one's father)

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But the family of Polly's owner, took the matter in to their own hands: it was garrotimony. Nice word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-24: 23:33:00

metrohumanx A spokesman for parrots said he's glad...NO parrots were involved. - metrohumanx, 2008-09-03: 08:56:00

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Glittercritter

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: glit-ter-CRIT-ter

Sentence: Bob ran "Menagerie Mansion," a home for glittercritters, animagnated pets, whose rich owners had bequeathed millions for their care and comfort. Plutocat, heirabbit and gucchi-poochie were but a few of the residents. Bob remained at all times animated, ready to anticipet the every need of his diamond-decked critterati.

Etymology: Glitter: gold, diamonds, wealth (fig)& critter(slang) creature, animal,pet. Animagnate/animagnatize (vt/v,int)--blend of animal & magnate (wealthy person) & ate/ize.

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great words !! - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-21: 10:17:00

Excellent! - Scrumpy, 2007-09-21: 15:56:00

Is Gucci-poochie an heirdale? I'm sure he must be well petigreed. And whatever became of Blingwings? Did Plutocat get him? - ScrabbledEgg, 2007-09-23: 01:05:00

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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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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