Wen vs Anbury - What's the difference?

wen | anbury |


As nouns the difference between wen and anbury

is that wen is while anbury is (archaic) a wen or spongy wart on the legs or flanks of a horse.

wen

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) .

Noun

(en noun)
  • A cyst on the skin.
  • * 1854 , (Henry David Thoreau), (Walden) , Walden:
  • When I have met an immigrant tottering under a bundle which contained his all--looking like an enormous wen which had grown out of the nape of his neck--I have pitied him, not because that was his all, but because he had all that to carry.
  • * 1973 , (Thomas Pynchon), Gravity's Rainbow :
  • Creeps, foreigners with tinted, oily skin, wens , sties, cysts, wheezes, bad teeth, limps, staring or—worse—with Strange Faraway Smiles.
  • * 1996 , (David Foster Wallace), Infinite Jest , Abacus 2013, p. 4:
  • I am debating whether to risk scratching the right side of my jaw, where there is a wen .

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • a runic letter later replaced by w
  • Anagrams

    *

    Etymology 3

    Noun

  • An enormously congested city.
  • English terms with homophones ----

    anbury

    English

    Alternative forms

    * anberry

    Noun

    (anburies)
  • (archaic) A wen or spongy wart on the legs or flanks of a horse.