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I spend most of my time daydreaming and creating otherworldly tales steeped in myth, magic, and romance. All of my heroes have long hair, and my heroines are strong-willed. Prior to being a writer, I played bass guitar in an all-girl hard rock/metal band in southern California. When I'm not writing, editing, or reading, I enjoy practicing target archery.
 

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

Weird Word Wednesday

casbah
noun  cas·bah  \ˈkaz-ˌbä, ˈkäz-\
Definition of casbah
Popularity: Bottom 30% of words
1
:  a North African castle or fortress
2
:  the native section of a North African city

Variants of casbah
also kas·bah \ˈkaz-ˌbä, ˈkäz-\
Origin of casbah
French, from Arabic dialect qaṣba


First Known Use: 1844



Kelley Heckart
Otherworldly tales steeped in myth & magic.
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