casual - one who does casual or occasional jobs, but has no fixed employment.
variety - used as a collective to denote a number of things, qualities, etc., different or distinct in character; a varied assemblage.
phew* - a vocal gesture expressing impatience, disgust, discomfort, or weariness.
fig - as a type of anything small, valueless, or contemptible.
blabber - one who reveals secrets
saith - say
stimulant - applied to alcoholic drinks (rare.)
stand - to bear the expense of, pay for (a treat)
stag - for man only
luncheon - Originally, a slight repast taken between two of the ordinary meal-times, esp. between breakfast and mid-day dinner.
flushed - suffused with red or ruddy colour; heated, excited.
foster - to encourage, promote the development of.
licensed premises - an establishment in which alcoholic beverages are consumed.
cap-in-hand* - custom of uncovering the head (abridged to 'raising' or merely 'touching' the cap) in sign of reverence, respect, or courtesy.
executive - a person holding an executive position in a business organization; a person skilled in executive or administrative work.
in the rear (less freq. in rear)* - in the hindmost part (of an army, etc.), behind.
sinn fein - 'we ourselves'
ballader* - a writer of ballads
humanity* - the human race; mankind; human beings collectively.
lay - a short lyric or narrative poem intended to be sung (esp. by minstrels).
bogey* - a bogle or goblin; a person much dreaded.
avatar - the descent of a deity to the earth in an incarnate form.
follow my leader* - a game in which each player must do what the leader does or pay forfeit.
riot - to make a disturbance, to storm.
col - a high pass in a mountain range
hump - to make humped or hump-shaped
legislator - one who makes laws (for a people or nation), a lawgiver.
eleuthero - - free
overflow - such a quantity as runs over; excess, superfluity, superabundance.
fulfil* - to spread through the whole extent of; to pervade (obs.)
singleminded - sincere in mind or spirit; honest, straightforward; simple-minded.
whet = what
cross section - a typical or representative sample, group, etc.
pour - Of persons: To run or rush in a stream or crowd
brim - to fill to the brim
broach - to give vent or publicity to, to give out, to begin conversation or discussion about; broaching - introduction, mooting, origination of opinions.
mainland - that continuous body of land which includes the greater part of a country or territory, in contradistinction to the portions outlying as islands or peninsulas.
wayfare - to travel
in chief - chiefly, mainly
halted - brought to a stand
cockney - a derisive appellation for a townsman, as the type of effeminacy, in contrast to the hardier inhabitants of the country (obs.); hackney coach - a carriage kept for hire.
quota* - the part or share of a total which belongs, is given, or is due, to one.
hack - the driver of a hackney carriage; a prostitute, a bawd.
chronicler - a writer of a chronicle, a recorder of events.
range - to vary within certain limits
slip - a young person (a slip of girl)
cutpurse - pickpocket
videlicet* - that is to say, namely, to wit
jumbo - huge
brick - a brick shaped block of any substance e.g. of ice-cream.
truant officer - a school attendance officer
three (golden) balls - the sign of a pawnbroker; woollen - woolen.
poplin - a mixed woven fabric, consisting of a silk warp and worsted weft, and having a corded surface.
brace - a pair
palesman - an officer of a park charged with keeping the fences in repair policeman
dundrearies - long flowing side whiskers
noon - to stop for a meal at noon moving
snipe - one or other of the limicoline birds of the genus Gallinago (formerly included in the Linnæan genus Scolopax), characterized by having a long straight bill, and by frequenting marshy places.
mallard - a wild drake or duck
heath - bare, more or less flat, tract of land, naturally clothed with low herbage and dwarf shrubs.
sneer - a look
or expression implying derision, contempt, or scorn; a disdainful or scornful
remark or utterance.