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Bizarre old books with one chapter (6)


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Here is my best explanation:

'bizarre' is the definition.


'old books with one chapter' is the subsidiary indication.

'old' becomes 'ex'.

'books' becomes 'ot' (abbreviation for Old Testament**).

'with' means one lot of letters go next to another.

'one' becomes 'i' (roman numeral).

'chapter' becomes 'c'.


This clue was last seen in The Telegraph

(Other definitions for exotic that I've seen before include "Weird; alien", "Alluringly foreign", "Foreign; strikingly colourful", "Unusual, foreign", "Weird; strange", "Colourful or unusual, perhaps from abroad", "Unusual and interesting", "Strikingly strange or unusual", "Romantically strange" and "Colourful and glamorous from abroad".)


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