Monday, June 13, 2011

Tt: Troglodyte

Word Defined

A stock character based upon the widespread concepts of the way in which early prehistoric humans may have looked and behaved.

Cocktail Party Banter

I am a troglodyte lover, I will bring you back to the days not written of.

Literary Context

These vile old troglodytes are no longer there; but into their deserted cave another terrible giant has thrust himself, and makes it his business to seize upon honest travelers and fatten them for his table with plentiful meals of smoke, mist, moonshine, raw potatoes, and sawdust.