Barnhart barnhart at HIGHLANDS.COM
Thu May 13 00:20:21 UTC 2004

I just heard on NPR, in a spontaneous and unrehursed interview the word
sancture.  Is this a fusion of sanction and sensure?  It would seem from
the context of what they were saying.  Sancture is OED- OEDs- WBD- WU3-.
What ought I to call this kind of compound/suffixation?


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