Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?

Attempts to resolve the Quandary:


When youthful Sir Jacob was imparted the usufruct to the farmland estate and demesne of his uncle, the Lord Baron Critch, few in the fiefdom denied his advantage rested on his fealty and armigerous status (over others' lesser heraldry of name), but better for the fief's value as he was an agriculture savant and – as proud serfs would later reveal – as close to being prescient about next week’s thunderstorm as the tomato yield next spring. (by docephesus)


Whether it was uncanny prescience or good old-fashioned insider trading, no one could tell for sure, but suffice to say that there was once a man in Boston who made a large fortune and who became a pillar of the community by investing successfully in corporate takeovers, but when he decided that his new wealth made him armigerous and entitled him to the usufruct of all the buildings in Louisburg Square, his ill-conceived coat of arms featuring a lobster embracing a vulture invited a deluge of ridicule and opprobrium against him and he was from then on known as Beacon Hill's idiot savant. (by Sami)


In his erudite 19th-century tome "The Armigerous Usufruct: Bearing a Coat of Arms While at the Same Time Using and Enjoying Property," the learned savant Bernard Holmquist had the prescience to include an Appendix titled "The Right to *Bare* Arms," in which he defends the wearing of short-sleeved garments by women--a radical idea at the time. (by saintdufus)


Fancying himself something of a savant when it came to heraldry, his internet searches had revealed that he held not only armigerous entitlement from way, way back, but that this conferred on him usufruct rights of access to what was now his next door neighbour's spacious patio, and it took little prescience to see himself there stage-managing a convivial barbecue of a summer evening. (by Et Seqq)
The Quandary for Monday, March 21, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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