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Indian Journal of Dermatology
2012-05-14 15:38:38

The Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology (IJDVL) is a peer-reviewed open-access medical journal published bimonthly on behalf of the Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists. It was established in 1940 and the current editor-in-chief is D.M. Thappa (as of May 2012). The journal reaches more than 6,000 members of the IADVL as well as nearly 200...

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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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