greenth

greenth

(ɡriːnθ)
n
greenness or verdure
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Since the suffix -th ceased to be productive after the Middle English period, Walpole's coinages greenth, blueth and gloomth clearly display "non-productive creativity" in the sense of Bauer (2001: 64).
Chalfant does not comment on Adams' grudging admiration of accomplishment beyond "what I should have thought possible for Japs," or his neat summary ending: "It is a sort of Egypt in lacquer and greenth.
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