Category Archives: Doctor Who Lexicon

Doctor Who Christmas Lexicon

Sycorax is the mother of Caliban in The Tempest, and a moon of Uranus. Runaway Bride is a 1999 film starring Julia Roberts. HC Clements was an art connoisseur who purchased a portrait of Shakespeare in c.1840. Huon is a … Continue reading

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Doctor Who Lexicon 3

Season Six Toba is a very rude word in Brazil. Cully is an archaic word for a gullible person. Kando means crystallized sugar in Esperanto. Senex is Latin for an old man. A Quark is a subatomic particle, coined in … Continue reading

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Doctor Who Lexicon 2

Season Three Maaga is Jamaican patois for “skinny”. Chumbley is a surname derived from the Old English name Ceolmund and “leah”, a woodland clearing.  It shares the same roots as the place name Cholmondeley in Cheshire, which is pronounced “chumley”. … Continue reading

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Doctor Who Lexicon 1

Season One Chesterton is a place name (a suburb of Cambridge, for example), derived from the Anglo-Saxon “ceaster”, a Roman fort, and “tun”, a settlement. Wright is derived from the Old English “wryhta”, a wood-worker. Susan is a name derived … Continue reading

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