We’ve commenced our journey backward through Webster’s 3rd. I’m picking a word near the end of each entry for each letter—a word that interests me for some reason or a word I’d not ever known before—and surrounding it with a frayed coat of doggerel.
Words that flew into my life from Webster’s 3rd …
eyra n. [EYE-ruh]
a solid-colored reddish wildcat
His eyra dream came to an end
While he camping out someplace:
What could that eerie sound portend?
An eyra bit him in the face.