aside word of the day

emrods

As in, ‘No, I don’t want to ride my horse anymore, these emrods are killing me!’

Also as in, King Stephan ‘fell sicke, and was so greeuouslie tormented with a paine in his bellie, and with an old disease also, wherewith (as should appear) he had beene often troubled, namelie, the emrods, that finallie he died’ (Holinshed, Vol. II, p. 110).

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