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George Lowe, the last surviving member of Sir Edmund Hillary’s team that scaled Mount Everest in 1953, died on Wednesday at a nursing home in central England after a long-term battle with illness.
Word of the Day
- To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
- An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- + geck.