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.