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Not Necessarily the Best Medicine

19 Feb

cachination – (spelled most places “cachinnation”) n.  inappropriate raucous laughter

Classical Usage:  This cackle is our first experience with Bertha, although, as innocent readers, like Jane we were told that it belonged to Grace Poole.  Certainly we, also like Jane, never really thought that added up.

Classically Mad Usage:  It’s all fun and cachinnation until someone loses an eye.

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Posted by on February 19, 2012 in Jane Eyre

 

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