shuffle - movement of the feet along the ground without lifting them.
cut - appearence
eggy - annoyed, irritated
naggy - ill natured, bad tempered
tilly - something added for good measure
gamier - comp. of gamy - showing an unyielding spirit to the last; game cock - a cock bred and trained for fighting, or of the breed suitable for the sport of cock-fighting.
jake - an uncouth country fellow
stubble - to clear (land) of stubble (the stumps or lower parts of the stalks of wheat or other grain left in the ground by the sickle or reaping-machine).
scald - that scalds, scalding hot, boiling, seething table
teaboiler* - a vessel used for boiling tea
vestry* - church room with the westments of the clergy
anear - near
hep - hip
thereto - to that
the whole bag of tricks* - things that are needed for particular purpose esp. when almost magically effective; kit - a number of things viewed as a whole; a set, lot, collection; esp. in phr. the whole kit.
jackboot - a heavy military boot
Tropic of Capricorn* - the southern Tropic forming a tangent to the ecliptic at the first point of Capricorn (the tenth of the twelve signs of the Zodiac).
cloister - convent cluster
Virgo - the sixth sign of the zodiac
alala* - a shout used by the ancient Greeks in joining battle, a (Greek) battle-cry.
in the region of - round about, approximately
shuck - shell, husk, an outer covering
tow - the fibre of flax, hemp, or jute prepared for spinning by some process of scutching.
linen - cloth woven from flax, a linen garment
lonesome; loam - clay, clayey earth, mud.
Lafayette - the name of the French general; a scianoid fish of the Northern United States.
unrested - not rested
chapel of ease* - a chapel built for the convenience of parishioners who live far from the parish church.
Tutankahmen* - king of Egypt (reigned 1333-23 BC), known chiefly for his intact tomb discovered in 1922. During his reign, powerful advisers restored the traditional religion and art style.
saith - 3d. sing of say
salvation - the action of saving or delivering; the saving of the soul.
abomination* - an object that excites disgust and hatred; a thing detested or detestable. (Followed by unto, to.) esp. in the Bible, a cause of pollution, an idol.
precentor - in churches or chapels in which there is no instrumental accompaniment, the officer who leads congregational singing.
grammarian - a specialist in grammar or linguistics
tomb - to bury, entomb
howe - depression, valley, promontory, hill, cliff
shipman - sailor, seaman
steep - precipitous sleep
homestead* - a home or dwelling; a house with its dependent buildings and offices; esp. a farm-stead.
sanctuary - a holy place; a churchyard, cemetery.
keng = king
shop slop - used contemptuously for shop medicine
tipple - an intoxicating beverage; to indulge habitually to some excess in taking strong drink.
dissipated - dispersed, scattered; dissolute
seagull - gull
bog - peat bog, marsh, swamp
barley - a hardy awned cereal, cultivated in all parts of the world; used partly as food, and largely (in Britain and the United States, mainly) in the preparation of malt liquors and spirits.
begrine - to dye in the grain, colour permanently
hesitancy* - the quality or condition of hesitating, indecision, vacillation.
turn out - to result, to come about in the end
turn the tables - to cause a complete reversal of the state of affairs; tables - the common arithmetical tables, as the multiplication table and those of money, weights, and measures, esp. as learnt at school.
all for - entirely in favor of, on the side of
peg - to pin down, restrict; identify; to aim (a missile) at.
something very large or fine or extraordinary of its kind.