defenestration

A new word I learned this week from listening to ‘Game of Owns‘ podcast – a

podcast all things Game of Thrones related:

de·fen·es·tra·tion [dee-fen-uh-strey-shuhn]
noun
the act of throwing a thing or especially a person out of a window:the defenestration of the commissioners at Prague.


Origin:
1610–20; de- + Latin fenestr ( a ) window + -ation

In this sketch, it looks like she is pushing him out the window rather than throwing him out. I imagine it would be quite gruesome and terrifying to have a mob throw you out the window! This happened had happened in Prague’s history which the word derived from actually. Here, the elves can survive defenestration.

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