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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, April 26, 2017

Weird Word Wednesday

echelle
noun \ā-ˈshel\
Popularity: Bottom 10% of words

Definition of echelle
:  a diffraction grating made by ruling a plane metallic mirror with lines having a relatively wide spacing
Origin and Etymology of echelle
French, literally, ladder, from Old French eschele


First Known Use: 1949

Kelley Heckart
Otherworldly tales steeped in myth, magic & romance.

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