Archives for October 2011

Word of the Week: CADRE

A Cadre is a group of well trained personnel that will establish or expand an organization. It could be a key group of officers to train a new military unit or a group forming forming a religious … [Read more...]

Word of the Week: CUIRASS

This week I finally get around to defining a peice of armor. Which is about time, because I don't know my cuirass from a hole in the ground. A cuirass is armor that protects your torso. It can be … [Read more...]

Word of the Week: BAKSHEESH

Baksheesh is a gratuity or tip. In gameplay, my characters frequent the taverns if we are in town, for food, lodging or ale. If I am a thief, I usually try to get my food for free, but if I am a … [Read more...]

Word of the Week: ANSERINE

Silly goose! Anserine describes birds in the Anserinae subfamily, which includes geese and swans. It can be used to mean "goose-like". Anserine also can be used to mean "silly or foolish". When … [Read more...]