ersatz_read (ersatz_read) wrote in 1word1day,


weasand (wznd), noun.
1. The esophagus
2. The gullet or throat in general.

From Old English wesand, gullet or windpipe.

"By Heaven, and all saints in it, better food hath not passed my weasand for three livelong days...."
 - Sir Walter Scott, "Ivanhoe", 1820
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