circumbendibus

circumbendibus

(ˌsɜːkəmˈbɛndɪbəs)
n
jocular a circumlocution
[C17: coined from circum- + bend1, with a pseudo-Latin ending]
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Adams, 1866), 44; for a description of what the railway journey to Marseilles was like, see George Augustus Sala, "The Great Circumbendibus: A Journal of Travel on a Loop-line," Belgravia 6 (1868), 574; also T.K.
The Constitution is best described as "circumlocutory" or "pleonastic." Some provisions are "circumbendibus." This is aggravated by the use of technical or ambiguous words pliable or dimensional in meanings and without accepted legal connotations.
A Guia Coquelus--o Michelin galo, ambos ricos auvernenses no negocio das rodas--pasa a ser, na traducion britanica, unha ruta alternativa ou Circumbendibus Guide e, na version portuguesa, recuperando o significado primixenio de Coquelus (coqueluche, enfermidade infecciosa contaxiosa), bautizan a guia como Guia Infectados.
The dog looked up, sensing that this at last was its day, led him gently and in its own fashion, circumbendibus, back to their mutual rewards.