• Glossary • Security Abstinence was the post-Christmas holidays password, after the Fat Lady and her friend Violet drank all the wine in a picture of a group of drunk monks in the Charms corridor (HBP17)… Read More
• Furniture and household items • Glossary An airing cupboard is a type of linen closet that typically contains a water heater and has slatted shelves to allow the heat from the boiler to circulate throughout the cupboard, keeping the stored linen free from damp. Read More
• Glossary A dialect word for “yes” that in modern usage tends to be used only in nautical contexts and in formal voting. … Read More