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Word Nerd: Doughboy
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Word Nerd: Doughboy

Doughboy [doʊ•bɔɪ]

noun

1. archaic slang: nickname for a U.S. Army infantryman, most commonly associated with soldiers who fought in World War I

2. a type of flour dumpling of raised...

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Word Nerd: Heron
Word Nerd: Heron

Heron [her•ən]

noun

1. With 68 identified species, any number of long-legged, fish-spearing birds of the family Ardeidae. Some members of this family are called egrets or bitterns rather than herons, but...

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