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A Word With You: ALBATROSS

The ALBATROSS (9 letters) is not in the Official Scrabble Dictionary but it is in the Tournament dictionary. At nine letters, there needs to be something like an AL or a BA free on the board that one can play … Continue reading

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A Word With You: AVOCET

An AVOCET is a shore bird, part of the WADERS.  AVOCETS are black and white, or PIED, with an upturned bill. In ESTUARINE settings (a word used in tournament Scrabble) they feed exposed MUDFLATS. AVOCET anagrams to OCTAVE. 5 letter … Continue reading

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1st WGPO-Sanctioned Rocky Mountain Word-eo Tournament a Success!

The Cheyenne Scrabble Club hosted the first WGPO-sanctioned National Scrabble Day  Scrabble tournament in Cheyenne on Saturday, April 13, 2019. April 13 was declared National Scrabble Day over a decade ago, as it’s the birth day of Scrabble creator Alfred … Continue reading

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A Word With You: ANHINGA

An ANHINGA is an aquatic bird, recognizable because it will stand with its wings spread out from its body to dry them. ANHINGA comes fro the Tupi language of Brazil. The ANHINGAS are water birds. When they swim their entire … Continue reading

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A Word With You: AMADAVAT

An AMADAVAT is an Asian songbird, according to the official Scrabble dictionary. It’s actually an old word – the current term for this bird is not in the dictionary, so I won’t share it here. 4 Letter words ALMA – … Continue reading

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A Word With You: ACCENTOR

The ACCENTORS are a genus of birds that live in the mountainous areas of Europe. They are a fairly drab species – dull grey. Anagrams within ACCENTORS 8 letters ACCENTOR 7 letters COENACT – to enact together CONCERT ENACTOR 6 … Continue reading

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A Word With You: AASVOGEL

An AASVOGEL is a picturesque term (or rather a misspelling of the Afrikaans word) for  VULTURE – used in fiction books in the 1800s by such authors as Rider Haggard (The Days of My Life), John Buchan (The Island of … Continue reading

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Welcome to the official website for the Cheyenne Scrabble Club

Thanks for visiting the official website of the Cheyenne Scrabble Club. We hoe to make this site a favorite stop for Scrabble players around the world – although we will only deal with the North American tournament word list. We’ll … Continue reading

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