reprise of-- The * Closed Compound Word* A -to- Z Game

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The last thread been closed for several weeks...

Let's try this A-to-Z game thread again, with closed compound words only.


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From grammarly link to read for info>> . . . Compound Words

excerpt: " [...] Closed Compound Words

Closed compound words look like one word. At one point, these words weren’t used together, but they’re now accepted as a “real word” in the English language. Closed compound words are usually made up of only two words. Here are some closed compound examples.

notebook
Superman
waistcoat
bookstore
fireman

The English language is always evolving, and when words become used more frequently, they are often eventually written as one word. When the Internet first began, for example, we talked about going on-line. Now that this is a daily experience for most of us, the spelling online has become commonly accepted. [...] "
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Examples:

- Anyway

- Babysit

- Carsick

etc.
 
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