I went to the National Spelling Bee back in the deeps of time, yet I can't remember the definitions of over half of the words that the Collins Dictionary proposes to eliminate from its version of the English language. Many of them I could probably have spelled correctly before reading this story. Still, I have never encountered them in any way, shape, or form:
Note that every single word sets off my spellchecker. WordPress has a limited vocabulary.
More seriously, if these words were to disappear from English, or even just the dictionary, I would mourn them all. But I would especially mourn the one that most surely appear to derive from Old or Middle English rather than Latin or a Romance derivate.
Which is it?