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Parabore [pa-rah-boor]
noun


Definition
A defense against bores.


Etymology
From Italian para-, from verb parare 'to ward or defend, to cover from, to shield, shroud or shelter + bore 'that which bores.'

Parabore is actually a nonce-word.


Usage
We've all heard of parasols, parachutes and parapets, but one day I hope to have a parabore - the perfect item to defend against the boring people I meet on public transport, waiting in lines and at the pub. And, especially, at work!
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