April 10th, 2013

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Shakespearean Imagination

Well met, friends!

It's Wednesday again, which means another installment of Shakespearean Imagination!

I give you today’s word:

pander : pan•der / ˈpandər / (verb) (noun) :

verb
- Gratify or indulge (an immoral or distasteful desire, need, or habit or a person with such a desire, etc.).

noun
- A pimp.

Synonyms as a verb: procure
Synonyms as a noun: procurer


First seen in Shakespeare's Hamlet (written 1600 - 1601) – as a verb. The full text of the play may be found here.