• Glossary “To rabbit” means to talk incessantly or gossip idly. It’s commonly used among Cockney folk, and is an example of rhyming slang where the actual rhyming word is being omitted; the full phrase is “rabbit and pork”. Read More
• Glossary An official record book. In a school context it refers to the official list of students in a class. Read More
• Glossary Reviewing work already learned or done, especially to prepare for an examination (NSOED). Read More
• Glossary “Wasn’t room to swing a Kneazle” is a wizarding expression indicating very tight quarters. Hagrid says it in reference to a cave he and Maxime entered with three wounded giants in it. Read More
• Glossary As a noun, can refer to any loud noise or commotion, but when referring to something people do means a very heated quarrel; the verb sense means “quarrel, argue”. (NSOED). It’s worth mentioning that “row” used in these senses rhymes with “cow”, not with “low”. Read More
• Glossary Trash, garbage. Also used figuratively to mean “nonsense”. Read More
• Glossary A milder, dialectal variation on the swear word, “bloody,” ruddy referring to something being red-coloured (like blood). Similar and slightly more polite version of “bloody” or “damned.”… Read More
• Clothing • Glossary A disc-like, starched frilly collar, popular in the 16th century (such as worn by Elizabeth I and Shakespeare in typical portraits). Read More