12 Survivors

At MentalFloss.com, I found “12 Old Words that Survived by Getting Fossilized in Idioms.”

I already knew wend (as in “wend your way”) and dint. I am pretty sure I should have known where kith (of “kith and kin”) came from too.

But I didn’t know roughshod, or umbrage, or lurch.

And there are six more…

Learn something new everyday!

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