chats logoi apart spite synes  

chant ratio airns write syphs  


Composed with words from litscape. Including diagonals.

Synes: hypothetical plural of a nominalization of ‘syne’ adj. & conj. “At a later time, afterwards, subsequently; esp. in phr. soon or syne, sooner or later.”, “(So long) before now; ago: = since adv. 4. See also langsyne adv.” (OED)
Torte: n. “A round cake (of bread). Obsolete.” (OED)
Logoi: pl. of logos n. “A term used by Greek (esp. Hellenistic and Neo-Platonist) philosophers in certain metaphysical and theological applications developed from one or both of its ordinary senses ‘reason’ and ‘word’; also adopted in three passages of the Johannine writings of the New Testament (where the English versions render it by ‘Word’) as a designation of Jesus Christ; hence employed by Christian theologians, esp. those who were versed in Greek philosophy, as a title of the Second Person of the Trinity. By modern writers the Greek word is used untranslated in historical expositions of ancient philosophical speculation, and in discussions of the doctrine of the Trinity in its philosophical aspects.” (OED)
Airns: older form of earn, iron. (OED)
Syphs: “= syphilis n. 1. Also with definite article.” (OED)
Atrip: also a-trip adv. “Of yards: swayed up, ready to have the stops cut for crossing. Of sails: hoisted from the cap, sheeted home, and ready for trimming. Smyth Sailor’s Word-bk. 1867.”, “Of an anchor: just raised perpendicularly from the ground in weighing.” (OED)
Toses: tose or toze v. “trans. To pull asunder; to separate or unravel the fibres of; to comb or card (wool, etc.)”, “fig. To separate, search out; to analyse; to elicit, ‘tease out’.” (OED)
Craws: variant of caw v. “ intr. Of a crow, rook, raven, or other bird: to make its characteristic harsh sound; to utter a caw or caws.” (OED)