Friday, December 22, 2006

Definition of revenant - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary

Word of the Day

revenant (n)

One who returns from a long absence or from death.

"A specter is always a revenant. It begins by coming back."
--Jacques Derrida

My wife's favorite (acoustic) band, Mad Agnes, has released a new CD called Revenants. Great music. Great word, too.

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