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I seek to embiggen my lexicon. Does anyone know of an obscure/archaic/unusual English word-of-the-day (with authoritative (preferably OED) definition) RSS feed?

  • I've found the OED WotD feed, but a fleet survey shows it contains generally everyday language.

  • The Phrontistery is interesting, but it appears to be dead, and doesn't feature a feed of words.

  • Wordsmith's A Word A Day comes close, with some quite rare words. Anything else like this?

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You could subscribe to Michael Quinion's magazine here. That's a weekly, though, although it does have plenty of rare words.

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Quinuin's World Wide Words also has a daily RSS feed which features a mix of rare and common words. –  Inquisitive Georgina May 15 '11 at 18:50
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