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The rules, please

Posted by R. Berg on February 26, 2003

In Reply to: Derwood? It's a place in Maryland... posted by Word Camel on February 26, 2003

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: : : : : We are having a problem in class.
: : : : : Can anyone help with a word that uses R, E, W, O, O, N, D ? All letters used only once! quick response if possible...

: : : : I'd like to help but my mind doesn't work that way. Maybe some of the other guys will check in.

: : : How about "OVERWOUND"

: : : No... Use only the given letters once...

: Am I understanding the question properly?

Is the answer a 7-letter word that's an anagram of the given letters, or is it a longer word that contains those letters and at least one more?