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:


I turned up to the hunt
Adorned in a tartan kilt,
The Scotmen scorned my appearance
And said, yer legs will wilt!
My ghillie demanded payment
There and then, on the spot;
He said, I know ye English!
A thoroughly scurrilous lot!
Ye'll tak me over the highlands
And back by timbuktu
And then ye'll rob me blind, man
So shut yer geggie, you!
(by OldRawgabbit)


A scurrilous gillie from Timbuktu,

Adorned an ostrich with feathers dyed blue,

Painted it's legs in a violet hue,

And sent it Post-Haste to London Zoo!

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Thursday, November 30, 2017 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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