flap - to beat the wings, of a bird: To make way by flapping the wings.
debacle* - a sudden breaking up or downfall; a confused rush or rout.
quarter* - boundary or limit towards one of the cardinal points.
niver - never
thon - the one yonder, that
nixie* - a female water elf
not on your life* - by no means, not on any account
mooch - to pretend poverty, sneak, steal; muchly - much, exceedingly.
afreet - demon afraid
jist - just
hope - to expect with desire, or to desire with expectation; to look forward to.
boys will be boys* - an expression of resignation towards childish ways.
peaceful; fugle - leader.
paradise bird* = bird-of-paradise
peri - in Persian Mythology, one of a race of superhuman beings, originally represented as of evil or malevolent character, but subsequently as good genii, fairies, or angels, endowed with grace and beauty; very - possessing the true character of the person or thing named.
godmother* - a female sponsor considered in relation to her god-child.
peewee - a lapwing, the thin wailing cry of this bird; applied to a small child.
powwow - the working of cures; 'medicine'.
flick - any sudden movement, a jerk
flask - a bottle, usually of glass, of spheroidal or bulbous shape, with a long narrow neck.
fleck - particle, to flutter about, to jerk, to move with quick vibrations
fling - to throw, cast, toss, hurl
pixilated* - mentally somewhat unbalanced, confused, inchanted, bewitched; drunk.
pact; pack - a package, parcel, esp. one of considerable size or weight.
peck - Of birds: To take (food) with the beak.
plunder - robbery, pillage
armistice* - a cessation from arms; a short truce.
minutia - very small in size, extent, amount, or degree.
truce - a suspension of hostilities for a specified period between armies at war, peace.
childer - children
burrow - to construct by burrowing, to excavate. borrowed
coacher - the driver of a coach
headlights - two powerful lamps carried on the front of a motor vehicle.
pry - to look esp. to look closely or curiously
knapsack* - a bag or case of stout canvas or leather, worn by soldiers, strapped to the back and used for carrying necessaries; any similar receptacle used by travellers for carrying light articles.
cartridge* - the case in which the exact charge of powder for fire-arms is made up.
nappy - having a nap, shaggy, fuzzy; nap - a special surface given to cloth of various kinds by artificial raising of the short fibres, with subsequent cutting and smoothing.
spattee - formerly, an outer stocking or legging worn by women for protection against wet and cold.
flask - a bottle, usually of glass, of spheroidal or bulbous shape, with a long narrow neck, applied esp. to the bottles of this form, protected by a covering of wicker-work or plaited grass, etc. in which wines and olive oil are exported from Italy
clavichord* - a musical instrument with strings and keys; claviculer - a key keeper, turnkey clavis (l) - key.
scapular* - a short cloak covering the shoulders; prescribed by the Rule of St. Benedict to be worn by monks when engaged in manual labour.
woodpile - a pile of wood (as firewood)
hapenny* - half penny
moonlet* - a little moon
brooch - an ornamental fastening, consisting of a safety pin, with the clasping part fashioned into a ring, boss, shield, or other device of precious metal or other material, artistically wrought, set with jewels, etc.
bloodstone* - a name applied to certain precious stones spotted or streaked with red, supposed in former times to have the power of staunching bleeding, when worn as amulets; stane - stone.
breeks - breeches
boaston = boston - a card game
nickel - a hard silvery-white lustrous mineral; knick knack - a light dainty article of furniture, dress or food; a trinket.
nack - an acquired faculty of doing something cleverly or successfully.
cate - an article of food, choice food; cat
howitzer - a short piece of ordnance, usually of light weight, specially designed for the horizontal firing of shells with small charges, and adapted for use in a mountainous country.
midge* - a popular name loosely applied to many small gnat-like insects; an artificial fly for fishing.; a diminutive person.
magget = maggot
ell - a measuring rod = ell-wand.
loff - laugh; loaf; love; luff
toff - a person of superior social status and often fashionable.
slain - p. p. od slay; smut in grain.
true to - consistent with, exactly agreeing with
post prophesy* - to prophesy after the event.
lordy - exp. of surprise or astonishment
heir - inheritor
lady's maid* - a woman servant whose special duty it is to attend to the toilet of a lady.
a nice or pretty kettle of fish* - an awkward state of things, a 'muddle'.
laff - laugh
plore - to weep, wail
naperon - apron
aria -a connected succession of musical sounds in expressive rhythmical arrangement airs
sair - sore
solly - solely; strange, marvellous, wonderful sorry
Grick - Greek
Trojan* - an inhabitant or native of Troy.