"We went at our talk like a dogfight... He (Smith) and De la Mare are fast friends and imaginative philologists of a type which they have christened 'milvers' -- partly because it is a good word, partly because it 'supplies a long felt want' in rhyming with silver. Barfield hopes soon to meet De la Mare"
"All my Road Before Me"
The Diary of CS Lewis 1922-1927