The Wreckers Vocabulary Chapters 3-5

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The Wreckers Vocabulary Chapters 3-5

  1. 1. The Wreckers Vocabulary Chapters 3-5
  2. 2. Chapter 3 1. quavered 2. stealthily 3. mortar 4. maimed 5. massive 6. bog 7. baubles 8. squalid 9. dismasted 10. knacker
  3. 3. quavered • To quiver, as from weakness; to tremble
  4. 4. stealthily • Moving quietly, cautiously, sneakily
  5. 5. mortar • A bonding material used in masonry, that hardens and holds bricks/stones together
  6. 6. maimed • to be disabled or disfigured, usually by depriving the use of a limb or body part
  7. 7. massive • Large, bulky, huge
  8. 8. bog • A soft wetland area with waterlogged ground.
  9. 9. baubles • Small showy ornaments or objects of little value
  10. 10. squalid • Dirty from poverty or lack of care
  11. 11. dismasted • To bunk off or remove the mast of
  12. 12. knacker • A person who buys worn-out or old livestock and slaughters them to sell the meat and hides
  13. 13. Chapter 4 1. stone 2. parson 3. providential 4. freshet 5. crevice 6. hedgerows 7. pilchard 8. figurehead 9. tuppence 10. nonchalance
  14. 14. stone • A unit of weight equal to 14 lbs.
  15. 15. parson • A member of the clergy/ministry
  16. 16. providential • Fortunate, opportune, lucky
  17. 17. freshet • A stream of fresh water that empties into salt water
  18. 18. crevice • A crack in a surface
  19. 19. hedgerows • A row of bushes, shrubs, or trees
  20. 20. pilchard • Any of various types of fishes related to herring
  21. 21. figurehead • A carved figurine on the bow of a ship
  22. 22. tuppence • A variety of two pence (2 pennies)
  23. 23. nonchalance • Casual lack of concern (“no worries”)
  24. 24. Chapter 5 1. breeches 2. cutlass 3. knoll 4. fortnight 5. shilling 6. farthing 7. limpets
  25. 25. breeches • Knee length pants used for horse back riding
  26. 26. cutlass • A curved sword used by sailors
  27. 27. knoll • A small rounded hill
  28. 28. fortnight • A two week period of time
  29. 29. shilling • A British coin worth 12 cents
  30. 30. farthing • A British coin worth ¼ of a penny
  31. 31. limpets • Small barnacle-like mollusks found in tide pools

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