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waterloo - Word of the Day - Sun Jan 23, 2022


Myr

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waterloo - (noun) - a decisive final defeat or setback

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Finally defeating Napoleon once and for all at Waterloo has forevermore made a decisive loss called a waterloo.

 

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Finally defeating Napoleon once and for all at Waterloo has forevermore made a decisive loss called a waterloo.

This exact question came to mind reading the definition, so thanks for answering it for me. :thumbup:  @Myr

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They should probably call a battlefield beating a Wellington because Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington aka the Iron Duke, delivered a thorough drubbing to Napoleon at Waterloo.

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