wen
 n.— «Walking out into a small room attached to the house called the “wen,” a fancy-sounding word that literally means “harmless cyst,” she said the room, now an exercise room, was once a Japanese tea room .» —“New Event Comes to Waterford Week: Great impressionist Willard Metcalf’s work to be honored” by Julie Wernau Shore Publishing (New London, Conn.) Aug. 5, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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