Roman Catholic* - a member or adherent of the Roman Church
double jointed* - having joints that permit exceptional degrees of freedom; joyed
janitor - a door-keeper, porter, ostiary.
grandfer - grandfather
someone's right hand does not know what his left hand is doing* - one part of organization or group does not know what another part is doing and because of this difficulties arise.
doat - imbecile; to be infatuatedly fond of
cherub - an angel of high rank
chalk - to draw with a chalk
ogre* - a man-eating monster, usually represented as a hideous giant (in folk-lore and fairy tales).
tricks; knick knacks - a trinket; bag of tricks - stock of resources.
diggings - lodgings, quarters.
seep - moisture that drips or oozes out; a sip of liquor.
lieve = lief - gladly; dear, beloved leave
laus (l) - thanks, gratitude
Knirps (d) - kid
tartan* - a kind of woollen cloth woven in stripes of various colours crossing at right angles so as to form a regular pattern; worn chiefly by the Scottish Highlanders; tar - asphalt; tan - to make dark or tawny in colour.
playboy* plaid - a woolen fabric with a tartan pattern.
incostive* = costive - confined in the bowels, constipated; slow or reluctant in action.
ink; dinkum - work; esp. hard work; dinkum oil (the honest truth, true facts).
laving - washing, bathing
blue streak - something resembling a flash of lightning in speed, vividness, etc.; a constant stream of words.
one's birthday suit - the state of being completely undressed; bourse - the money-market.
torch* - a light to be carried in the hand, consisting of a stick of resinous wood, or of twisted hemp or similar material soaked with tallow, resin, or other inflammable substance.
rekindle - to kindle again, arouse again
felix (l) - happy
let down - to lenghten (a garment)
convent - monastery
ruddy - red, reddish; red berry - any of several N. American plants.
pia (l) - tender
riot - violence, strife, disorder, tumult, esp. on the part of the populace; (orig. Theatr.) som. extremely successful or amusing; spec. an uproariously successful performance or show, a 'smash hit'.
designate - marked out for office or position, appointed or nominated, but not yet installed.
poster - to affix poster to
pouter - one who pouts; pout - to thrust out or protrude the lips.
jamb - each of the side posts of a doorway, window, or chimney-piece, upon which rests the lintel.
rep - reputation, repertoar
tam tam - tom tom; tom tommer - one who beats tom-tom or drum.
whirligig - a fickle, inconstant, giddy, or flighty person.
cachucha - a gay Andalusian solo dance done with castanets
flat - absolute, downright, plain
dilate - expand delight
spoor - to track by a spoor (the trace, track, or trail of a person or animal, esp. of wild animals pursued as game).
cork - to stop (a bottle, cask, etc.) with a cork; and so to confine or shut up (the contents of a bottle, etc.)
swamp - to swallow up
float - to flood
fetch - to draw forth
angst - anxiety, anguish, guilt, remorse
lumbus (l) - hip
mist* - fog missies
lodge - to reside as an inmate in another person's house, paying a sum of money periodically in return for the accommodation afforded.
pour on - to overspread with something poured, to suffuse fully.
sleepy - inclined to sleep, somnolent
so be it* - formerly used as a rendering of amen
burial* - funeral; memorial - memory, something by which the memory of a person, thing, or event is preserved, as a monumental erection, a custom or an observance.
tipper - one who tips (to render unsteady, make drunk, intoxicate; to drink off).
put on - to push forward (the hands of a clock, the time) so as to make it appear later; Also in fig. allusion.
up a stump - blocked in one's efforts, nonplussed, perplexed.
shed - to separate, divide, come apart
remnant - that which remains or is left of a thing or things after the removal of a portion; a remaining trace or survival of some quality, belief, condition, or state of things.
sternwheel - a paddle-wheel placed at the stern of a small river or lake steamer.
crawl - to move
or progress very slowly, to drag along