Uncharted Words is a twitterbot that digests the 1913 Webster’s Dictionary, invents a new word and a definition for it, and then tweets it out, every ten minutes.
It’s come up with some pretty strange and interesting stuff, as well as plenty of detritus.
Some random samples:
EXTIMALING, n. — The act of apprehending any object whatever; an act of one who blesses.
BLOTTONESS, n. — The part of it; one of the mind; propensity; as, the goodness of timber, of a gun; to depress the eyes.
CRUPATED, adj. — Having the tail set low and buttocks that fall away sharply from the base; as, a crabbed author.
BROITY, n. — Sincere affection and kindness; warmth of disposition and manners.
BLATE, v. — To wash, as the face, with a cosmetic water, said by some to be prepared for; to await; to watch for; as, I abide my time.