Heidelberg man* - an early pleistocene man; mannlich (d) - manly
luft = left
slope - to move or proceed in, an oblique direction; spec. To bring (a weapon) into, or hold (it) in, a sloping position.
greedly = greedily - with manifestation of strong desire greatly
ham - an inexpert performer; an incompetent boxer or fighter man
touchy - risky, precarious; not to be touched without danger
um - 'em
guilder - gulden guider - something which guides.
to take aback* - to surprise or discomfit by a sudden and unlooked-for check.
all the same - in spite of what has been mentioned; even if circumstances had been otherwise; nevertheless, notwithstanding.
mouldy - of the nature of mould; decayed, gloomy, depressing.
void - gap, nothingness
corse - corpse; in a matter of course - belonging to the ordinary procedure, custom, or way of the world; customary; natural, to be expected.
hound - to hunt or trace with hounds or as if with hounds
monticule - hillock, a minute eminence
dandruff - dead scarf-skin separating in small scales and entangled in the hair; scurf.
to blaze the trail - to indicate (a spot or path)
trusty - trustful, trustworthy
snorler = snarler - a dog
voracious* - Of animals (rarely of persons, or of the throat): Eating with greediness; devouring food in large quantities; gluttonous, ravenous.
tag - label, epithet
big time - outstanding, first class; big timer - a top ranker.
verbot (d) - prohibition, ban
twittering* - light tremulous chirping of a bird or birds
twatterlight* = twitterlight - twilight
suppertime* - the time for evening meal
souvenir - a remembrance, a memory
charlatan - an assuming empty pretender to knowledge or skill, a pretentious impostor.
mall - a sheltered walk serving as a promenade; in some towns adopted as a proper name.
jointly - together
darkening - nightfall, dusk
whenas - while; although, whereas; for the reason that
talky-talk* - trivial conversation, talk for talking's sake; pawky - tricky, sly, cunning.
acquiescent* - acquiescing; disposed to acquiesce, quietly agree, or assent.
stud - to furnish with studs (pillar, nail, bolt)
spat - p. of spit (to utter, speak, to emit)
pervertedness* - wickedness, distortion
musaic = mosaic
dispensation - Theol. A religious order or system, conceived as divinely instituted, or as a stage in a progressive revelation, expressly adapted to the needs of a particular nation or period of time, as the patriarchal, Mosaic (or Jewish) dispensation, the Christian dispensation.
hearthstone - the flat stone forming the hearth. Also put symbolically for the fireside or home.
saliva - spittle
ascendance - going back in time
expectorate - to eject, discharge (phlegm, etc.) from the chest or lungs by coughing, hawking, or spitting; to ease or relieve one's mind.
callous - hardened, unfeeling, insensible.
belcher - a multicolored handkerchief worn about the neck
pucket - nest of caterpillar pocket
sup - to take supper
dish meat* - food cooked in a dish, as e.g. a pie; sot - one who commonly or habitually drinks to excess.
pottage - soup, esp. a thick soup
dab - pat, tap; dub - to name, to nickname
rawly - barely, scarcely (obs. rare.) realy
excelling - superior
ball - to form into a ball, to squeeze into a compact mass
pishogue* - sorcery, witchcraft
winesour - a small acid variety of plum
proviant - food
bilker - one who practises cheating; esp. one who evades payment of a cabman's fare.
hoarsely - with hoarse voice highly
relish - to enjoy, take pleasure or delight in, to have a liking for.
chaff - to roll up (dough) into a rounded form in the moulding of a round loaf.
snevel = snivel
fain - pleased, happy, inclined, desirous
fennel - a
fragrant perennial umbellifer (Foeniculum vulgare) having yellow
flowers, cultivated chiefly for its use in sauces eaten with salmon, etc.