If you're looking to boost your Scrabble game or make your friends feel like blunkerkins, you might want to check out The Horologicon, language- obsessed blogger Mark Forsyth's witty compendium of words long forgotten by most speakers of English.
A shrewd, unprincipled person, especially a politician.
A stain that doesn't come out in the wash.
Giving opinions on subjects you know nothing about.
Lover of nooks and crannies.
To eat greedily.
Lying awake before dawn and worrying.