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noun 
  1. water falling in drops, especially in a row from the eaves of a roof, or from icicles or stalactites
  • 1962: Whatever in my field of vision dwelt " / An indoor scene, hickory leaves, the svelte / Stilettos of a frozen " / Was printed on my eyelids' nether side / Where it would tarry for an hour or two, / And while this lasted all I had to do / Was close my eyes to reproduce the leaves, / Or indoor scene, or trophies of the eaves. " Vladimir Nabokov, Pale Fire
    1. stillicidium
Etymology: Anglicisation of stillicidium.


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