(Scot) a mixture of whisky and honey left to ferment before consumption
a suffix extracted from marathon, occurring as the final element in compounds which have the general sense “an event, as a sale or contest, drawn out to unusual length, often until a prearranged goal, as the contribution of a certain amount of money, is reached”: walkathon; readathon . also -thon, word-forming element denoting prolonged activity […]
of or relating to Mount Athos.
Mount, the easternmost of three prongs of the peninsula of Chalcidice, in NE Greece: site of an autonomous theocracy constituted of 20 monasteries. 131 sq. mi. (340 sq. km); about 35 miles (56 km) long. a headland on this peninsula. 6350 feet (1935 meters) long. Historical Examples “Perfectly,” said Athos, taking leave of him with […]