VOCABULARY FOR HIGHWAYMAN

1.  Torrent,flood
2. Moor,open, rolling land with swamps
3. Breeches,trousers that reach to bel...
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Vocabulary for highwayman

  1. 1. VOCABULARY FOR HIGHWAYMAN 1. Torrent,flood 2. Moor,open, rolling land with swamps 3. Breeches,trousers that reach to below the knees 4. Cascade,waterfall or anything tumbling like water 5. Tawny,yellowish-brown 6. Strive,struggle 7. Brandished,waved in a threatening way 8. Galleon,a large Spanish sailing ship 9. Rapier,a type of sword 10. Plaiting,braiding, like braiding your hair 11. Hilt,the large cup-shaped handle of a sword 12. stable wicket,a small door or gate to a stable 13. ostler,someone who takes care of the horses at an inn or stable 14. bonny,Scottish for pretty 15. harry,to disturb by constant attacks 16. casement,a window frame that opens on hinges 17. brand,a piece of burning wood 18. priming,the explosive used to set off the charge in a gun 19. sniggering,laughing 20. jest,sly joke 21. King George’s Men,soldiers fighting for King George of England; the Redcoats

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