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Isn't a "harbinger" someone who makes hats? :P

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Prince Caspian, Nov 4, 2009.

  1. All I know is he sure stomped all over Caspian's bruised buttocks last night. Killed me like six times before I tired of it.... I was stickin to the bottom of his sandal like an old gum wrapper.

    And this was with my guild and Lord Oaks' groupies help lay what trivial smack down we could manage. Provoking ain't fun when the monsters can do it! Jeesh. And people are soloing this foolio?
     
  2. Maplestone

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    har-bin-ger (n.)

    1. a person who goes ahead and makes known the approach of another; herald.
    2. anything that foreshadows a future event; omen; sign: Frost is a harbinger of winter.
    3. a person sent in advance of troops, a royal train, etc., to provide or secure lodgings and other accommodations.
     
  3. Fink

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    A Milliner is a maker of (women's) hats. :scholar:
     
  4. No it's not, it's a kind of beer!
     
  5. Petra Fyde

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    I think the word you're thinking of is 'haberdasher'
     
  6. Petra, are you offering me a hamdinger? Don't mind if I do. That would hit the spot.

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  7. jack flash uk

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    lol now i KNOW you looked that up!
     
  8. It's actually a common word amongst the more cultured. :scholar:

    :danceb:
     
  9. Lois, this meatloaf is shallow and pedantic.
     
  10. Kellgory

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    I've always heard it in the context of Harbinger of Death, so in that case it makes sense.
     
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    then like me you will know they deal with more than just hats!, buttons anyone?

    Haberdashery, what a wonderful craft!
     
  12. LordDrago

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    So he is the hatmaker of death? :)

    Seriously though...If this guy is just the herald, how tough is the guy he is heralding for?

    hmm, maybe I should take my personal attendant herald and see if these guys want to "talk shop"
     
  13. SchezwanBeefy

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    I think there's a biblical or mythilogical reference to a Harbinger, which brings about the end of the world (I've seen it written in books a lot, seen art about it, etc.)
     
  14. Viper09

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    Well, when you die to the harbinger you get a type of hat (referring to the hood of ones own death shroud). :p
     
  15. Shamus Turlough

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    You are speaking of the four horsemen of the apocolypse. They are the harbingers of the second coming of Christ, as referenced in Revelations.
     
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  17. Coppelia

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    I named my squirrel Apocalypse Harbinger. :)