noun ( pl. -muses)
a traditional custom or notion adhered to although shown to be unreasonable.
• a person who obstinately adheres to such a custom or notion.
i have this screen saver now that gives random words and definitions, and thought this one deserved to be shared. i'm going to use it. in the roundup - the newspaper for which i'm assistant editor.
p.s. working on zucchini and rosemary soup now. it's an inspired cooking day. and i'm on the second pot of coffee. beats being thirsty for beer and drinking it all day! at least now i can drive to home depot for $1.99 bedding plants if i still feel like it later on... might be a little shaky, but at least the cops don't test for caffeine...