Wen vs Anbury - What's the difference?
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.
From (etyl) .
A cyst on the skin.
* 1854 , (Henry David Thoreau), (Walden) ,
* 1973 , (Thomas Pynchon), Gravity's Rainbow :
- 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.
* 1996 , (David Foster Wallace), Infinite Jest , Abacus 2013, p. 4:
- Creeps, foreigners with tinted, oily skin, wens , sties, cysts, wheezes, bad teeth, limps, staring or—worse—with Strange Faraway Smiles.
- I am debating whether to risk scratching the right side of my jaw, where there is a wen .
a runic letter later replaced by w
(archaic) A wen or spongy wart on the legs or flanks of a horse.