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on 7/16/04 8:36 AM, Nancy Gish at [log in to unmask] wrote:

> Dictionaries also list it as used in
> Eastern countries, but I knew it from use in the 20s; I imagine it was
> used well before that.
> Nancy
>



>>>> [log in to unmask] 07/16/04 11:18 AM >>>
> Hi, everybody on the list!
>
> I haven't written much lately, since I've been busy at university. But
> now
> I've gotten my BA Hons and can fully relax... Well, not just relax.
> In fact, I was translating a short story by Vernon Lee when I came
> across
> the adjective 'kohled' (in the sentence "have big kohled eyes"), whose
> meaning I could not find either in my paper dictionary or on online
> dictionaries.