[tlhIngan Hol] We got words for a Spiral, now what to do with them...

nIqolay Q niqolay0 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 9 09:09:15 PDT 2017

On Wed, Aug 9, 2017 at 12:01 PM, Jeremy Silver <jp.silver at tiscali.co.uk>

> Have several thesauri? thesauruses? yes them... on my desktop. But do they
> define words as used in the 1800s?

Khan's use of "task" is still current.
Merriam-Webster.com has the definition "to oppress with great labor".
Dictionary.com gives "to subject to severe or excessive labor or exertion;
put a strain upon (powers, resources, etc.)".
The OED website says "Make great demands on (someone's resources or
None of those are listed as archaic meanings.
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