mutch - a night covering for the head; a cap or coif, worn by women and young children much
divorce - to put away, remove, dispel
flora - In Latin mythology, the goddess of flowers; hence, in modern poetical language, the personification of nature's power in producing flowers.
girl scout - a girl guide
acidulated tablet* - a sweet made of sugar strongly flavoured with tartaric acid
to pick on - to fix on, to single out for attention or adverse criticism
pet peeve - a special or recurring source of irritation
Valkyrie - In Scandinavian mythology, one or other of the twelve war-maidens supposed to hover over battlefields and to conduct the fallen warriors to Valhalla.
beauty spot* - a spot or patch placed upon the face by ladies in the method of adornment formerly fashionable; a feature or place of special beauty.
attendant - one who waits upon, accompanies, or follows another in order to render service.
leaflet - a small-sized leaf of paper or a sheet folded into two or more leaves but not stitched, and containing printed matter, chiefly for gratuitous distribution.
bewitching - enchanting, charming, captivating
blonde - a woman with blond hair
dimple - to mark with dimples
opal - fig. in reference to its various and changing colours
jilt - to cast off (a lover) capriciously
chuff - a rustic, boor, clown, churl; Generally applied opprobriously, with a fitting epithet, to any person disliked.
sean = scene Shaun
sanguine - blood-red
pictograph - a pictorial symbol or sign; a writing or record consisting of pictorial symbols (the most primitive form of records).
drop - In a theatre: The painted curtain let down between the acts of a play to shut off the stage from the view of the audience; also called act drop.
tophole - the highest point attainable
geminal - a pair, duplicated, twin
pud - pudding
togs* - clothes
bags - trousers
gat - a revolver or other gun
chute - to send down through a chute (sloping channel or passage for the conveyance of water, or of things floating in water, to a lower level) shooting
adumbrate* - to represent a substance by its 'shadow' or emblem; to shadow forth, to typify; hence, to foreshadow, prefigure, as 'coming events cast their shadows before.'
off the set - from the stage
corrie - circular hollow on a mountain side (Gaelic: cauldron, kettle)
mandamus - A term 'originally applied generically to a number of ancient writs, letters missive, or mandates, issued by the sovereign, directing the performance of certain acts', but afterwards restricted to the judicial writ issued in the King's name from the Court of King's Bench (now, from the Crown side of the King's Bench Division of the High Court of Justice) and directed to an inferior court, a corporation, an officer, etc., commanding some specified thing to be done.
monie = money
entree - the entrance of performers in any large spectacle or show, the coming of an actor upon the stage.
in lieu - instead or in place of the thing mentioned, as a substitute
the lady of the house* - the mistress of a household
hump - a hump backed person; sexual intercourse
saga - a story of heroic achievement or marvellous adventure. Also, a novel or series of novels recounting the history of a family through several generations, as The Forsyte Saga. Now freq. in weakened use, a long and complicated (account of a) series of more or less loosely connected events.
programme - an outline or abstract of something to be done
cap a pie* - from head to foot: in reference to arming or accoutring
topper - a top-hat, a tall hat
crest cloth* - some kind of linen cloth
supporter - a thing that sustains the weight of something or upon which something rests.
grievance - a circumstance or state of things which is felt to be oppressive, displeasure.
whirl - something as a body of water or air, in (rapid) circling motion.
impeachment - the accusation and prosecution of a person for treason or other high crime or misdemeanour before a competent tribunal.
thorough and thorough* - from beginning to end of
reconverted* - converted back to a previous state
propound - to put forth, propose, or offer for consideration, discussion, or acceptance.
jibsheet - one of the ropes by which the jib is trimmed, stretching from its clew to the bows of the ship.
royal - a small sail hoisted above the topgallant sail
semblance - the fact or quality of being like something; likeness, resemblance.
membrance = remembrance
reveil - to reveal, disclose
quondam* - that formerly was or existed
supercargo - an officer on board a merchant ship whose business it is to superintend the cargo and the commercial transactions of the voyage.
rockery - an artificial heap or pile of rough stones and soil used for the ornamental growing of ferns and other plants; natural rockwork.
pilgrimism* - pilgrim condition or practice
customhouse - a house or office at which custom is collected
statutory - required for the sake of appearances, having only token significance.