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:

4

Haberdashing bibliophage, semiotic soldier and guerrilla ontologist that he was, his love still held a milch reverence for his own kine, and this factious fluidity attended to the dealated demeanours of his acquaintances, flummoxed as they stood before his stable and unwieldy eclecticisms, not without a moist amusement.

(by Glossolilacs)

3

Many people are acquainted, by way of copious television ads, with George Zimmer, gentleman, haberdasher, and founder of the Men's Wearhouse; but what most people aren't aware of is that George is both a bibliophage (his collection of DeSade first editions is legendary) and also a werewolf, known for rending the flesh of factious employees and devouring entire herds of kine on full-mooned nights.

(by saintdufus)

2

The left-wing, factious haberdasher, forgetting his trinkles, fell out violently with a couple of stockbreeders ('fat kines' he called them acrimoniously) who thought themselves even bibliophages and deep knowers, reading a newspaper for some ten minutes a week - and were probably in right, comparing to anyone else in the community.

(by rochi)

1

Neither of them you'd call a bibliophage, but then again you'd also never divine her, a middle-aged blonde with a face as ever-stolid as ever-factious is Rap Brown in her lap, to be a small-time haberdasher ('small curiosity shop' she called it with a coy smile), or him, specious spoof on George Costanza, reading Updike, to be a Kansas farm boy down to the boot in kine poo.

(by rochi)
The Quandary for Thursday, November 17, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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